Strawberry Coconut Cheesecake Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings14
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Unflavored gelatin2 Tablespoon (2 envelopes)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1 Dash
 Eggs2 , separated
 Frozen strawberries10 Ounce, thawed and drained, reserving syrup (1 package)
 Frozen strawberries10 Ounce, thawed and drained (1 Package)
 Cream cheese24 Ounce (3 packages 8 ounces each, at room temperature)
 Red food coloring2 Drop (adjust quantity as needed)
 Heavy cream1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Flaked coconut1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 352 Calories from Fat 241

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g42.5%

Saturated Fat 17 g85.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 107.2 mg

Sodium 191.8 mg8%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.7%

Sugars 17.3 g

Protein 8 g16.2%

Vitamin A 18.2% Vitamin C 14.2%

Calcium 7% Iron 4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In top part of double boiler, mix gelatin, 3/4 cup sugar and salt.
Beat together egg yolks and strawberry syrup and add to gelatin mixture.
Cook over simmering water, stirring, 10 minutes, or until gelatin dissolves and mixture thickens.
Cool to room temperature, then stir in thawed strawberrries.
With electric mixer, whip cream cheese until light and fluffy.
Beat in strawberry mixture and a few drops of food coloring.
Chill, stirring occasionally, until mixture mounds when dropped from a spoon.
Beat eqq whites until stiff but not dry.
Gradually add remaining 1/a cup sugar and beat until stiff.
Fold into gelatin mixture.
Whip cream and fold into mixture.
Put in 9-inch spring-form pan 3 inches deep and sprinkle with half the coconut.
Chill several hours or overnight.
When ready to serve, run knife dipped in hot water around edge of pan and remove sides of pan.
Press remaining coconut onto sides of cake, and decorate with sliced berries, if desired.
Makes 14 to 16 servings.
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