Coconut Cream Cheesecake
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5 from 2 votes

Coconut Cream Cheesecake

Giving the traditional pie a spin making it into a creamy and delicious coconut flavored cheesecake.
Prep Time8 hrs
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time9 hrs 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 slices
Calories: 223kcal
Author: Tornadough Alli

Ingredients

CRUST

  • 1 envelope graham crackers crushed
  • 5 Tbs sugar
  • 1/2 cup shredded sweetend coconut
  • 6 Tbs butter

CHEESECAKE

  • 3 8 oz blocks cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbs cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup shredded sweetened coconut diced fine in food processor
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp coconut extract optional
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 7 oz coconut milk

TOPPING

  • 1 tub whipped cream or homemade
  • 1/2 cup toasted coconut

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In bowl mix together your graham cracker crumbs, sugar and coconut and stir until combined.
  • Add in your butter and mix well again.
  • Press into a sprayed 9" spring-form pan and bake for about 15 minutes or until edges are slightly golden, remove from oven and let sit.
  • Lower your oven temp to 325.
  • In large bowl add your cream cheese and with hand mixer mix until smooth.
  • Add in your sugar, cornstarch, coconut, extracts and salt and mix until incorporated.
  • Slowly add in your egg, mixing well after each addition.
  • Lastly add in your coconut milk and blend together.
  • Pour into your spring-form pan and place inside a roasting pan and fill halfway with water so its up the sides of your spring-for pan.
  • Bake for about 1 hour and 15 minutes or until center is slightly jiggly.
  • Remove from oven and let cool to room temperature before wrapping in tinfoil and chilling for 8 hours to overnight.
  • Once chilled spread whipped cream over top of cheesecake reserving some for piping if deisred.
  • Sprinkle with toasted coconut and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 181mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg