Avocado Cheesecake

Dec 13 , 2016

Avocado Cheesecake

Have you ever seen an Avocado Cheesecake? This unexpected ingredient makes this classic dessert creamier and healthier.

Serves: 12
 
Difficulty: Easy

 

Ingredients:

 

Crust:

1 ½ cups of breadcrumbs 
¼ cup sugar
4 tbsp unsalted butter, melted

Cheesecake:

3 ripe avocados, flesh only
340g cream cheese
¾ cup sugar
1 ½ cups thickened cream
Zest of 2 limes
Juice of 1 lime

     

    Method:

      • Pre-heat oven to 160°C or 180°C fan-forced
      • Line a 20cm springform cake tin with baking paper
      • To make the crust, place the breadcrumbs, sugar and melted butter in a bowl and mix until combined. Tip mix into the pan and using a mug with a flat base, press the crumb mix until an even and flat base is achieved. Place the base in the oven for 10 minutes then place aside to cool
      • Whip the cream using electric beaters until stiff peaks are achieved
      • Add all the remaining cheesecake ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth. Add in the whipped cream and pulse until just combined
      • Spoon the mix into the pan and smooth the top with a spatula
      • Allow the cheesecake to chill overnight
      • Before serving, decorate with slices of avocado, flowers and lime zest

       

      Source: https://www.bakersdelight.com.au/recipes/avocado-cheesecake/


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