pina colada cheesecake

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By Jasmin Stewart-Harbin

Made this for the office potluck it got rave reviews! Thought I would Jazz up the cheesecake with a little something fun!

serves 10
prep time 35 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For pina colada cheesecake

  • 2 c
    graham crackers, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2 1/2 lb
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 3/4 c
    milk
  • 4 md
    eggs
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 can
    crushed pineapple
  • 1 tsp
    coconut extract
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp
    powdered sugar
  • 1 c
    coconut flakes

How To Make pina colada cheesecake

  • 1
    Preheat oven on 350 degrees. Grease a spring form pan 9 inch.
  • 2
    In a Large mixing bowl mix graham crackers and melted butter together and press in to spring form pan and set aside.
  • 3
    With a mixer combine cream cheese, sugar mix until smooth add vanilla extract and mix in. Blend in milk and eggs on at a time mixing just to incorporate. Add in sour cream and flour mix until smooth. Pour filling into pie crust.
  • 4
    Bake in oven for 1 hr. Let cool for 20 min and place in refrigerator for 1 to 2 hr or until serving time.
  • 5
    Meanwhile whip heavy cream, coconut extract for 3-5 minutes. Add in Powder and whip for additional 2-3 minutes. Or until Sugar is blended in well. Chill until serving.
  • 6
    Bring to a simmer crushed pineapple with juice and let reduce down about 10-15 minutes on Medium heat. Toast coconut flakes on a baking sheet 350 degrees for 5 minutes or until slightly browned.
  • 7
    Top each slice of cheesecake with desired amount of Pineapple, whipped cream and garnish with coconut flakes Enjoy!
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