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Passionfruit Cheesecake Slice
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Passionfruit Cheesecake Slice

A smooth, sweet and zesty passionfruit cheesecake.
Prep Time15 mins
Setting time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: passionfruit cheesecake slice
Servings: 15 squares
Calories: 316kcal

Equipment

  • slice tin (28 x 18 cm approx)

Ingredients

Base

  • 150 grams Marie or other plain, sweet biscuits
  • 1/3 cup desiccated coconut
  • 90 grams butter, melted

Cheesecake Filling

  • 250 grams cream cheese
  • 200 grams cottage cheese
  • 395 grams condensed milk
  • 2 teaspoons gelatine powder
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 3/4 cup thickened cream ( or heavy cream/whipping cream)
  • 2 passionfruit

Topping

  • 2 passionfruit

Instructions

Base

  • Grease a slice tin (28 x 18cm approx).
  • Crush biscuits to crumbs using a chopper, food processor or rolling pin.
  • Combine biscuit crumbs, coconut and melted butter.
  • Press into the tin using your hands and the back of a dessert spoon.
  • Place into refrigerator.

Filling

  • Beat cream cheese and cottage cheese until smooth.
  • Dissolve gelatine in the 1/4 cup of water, Place the bowl into a hot water bath if necessary to ensure all of the gelatine dissolves.
  • Add gelatine mixture, condensed milk, lemon juice, lemon rind and vinegar and beat again until mixture is smooth and creamy.
  • Whip thickened cream until soft peaks form and then fold through mixture.
  • Add pulp from passionfruit and gently fold through mixture.
  • Pour mixture onto crumb base and smooth out evenly using a spatula.

Topping

  • Carefully spread passionfruit pulp over top of smoother out filling mixture.
  • Place into fridge and allow to set for at least 4 hours.
  • Cut into slices in the tin before removing from the tin using a spatula.

Nutrition

Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 242mg | Potassium: 255mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 913IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 1mg