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Suzy's Lime Cheesecake

 
Suzy's Lime Cheesecake
28

Yield

1

cake

Prep

20

min

Cook

40

min

Ready

60

min

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

Crust
1 cup coconut
shredded
*
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons butter
,
Filling
1 envelope gelatin, unflavored
unflavored
¼ cup water
cold
3 each egg yolks
*
¾ cup water
¾ cup sugar
granulated
16 ounces cream cheese
softened
¼ cup lime juice
1 teaspoon lime zest
grated
*
1 x food coloring
green
*
1 cup heavy whipping cream
whipped
3 each egg whites
*

Directions

CRUST: Combine coconut, flour and melted margarine.

Press on bottom of a 9-inch springform pan.

Bake at 350℉ (180℃).

for 12 to 15 minutes until lightly browned.

Remove from oven and set aside.

FILLING: Soften gelatin in ¼ c.

cold water. Set aside. In a saucepan combine egg yolks, 3.4 cup water 3. 4 cup sugar. Stir over medium heat for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add softened gelatin and stir until dissolved. Beat cream cheese at low speed while gradually adding gelatin/ egg mixture until well blended. Stir in lime juice, grated lime, few drop green coloring. Fold in whipped cream and stiffly beaten egg whites. Pour filling over cooled crust and chill until firm. Remove from springform and garnish with grated lime rind. In summer decorate serving plate with fresh mint leaves if desired.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

lynn in ma
Leicester, MA, United States
 over 5 years ago

I didn't use the green food coloring. I chose to serve this with a mango coulis (see recipe on this site) and garnished each slice with slightly sweetened whipped cream, toasted coconut flakes and lime slices.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 271g (9.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 72671% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 57g 88%
Saturated Fat 36g 180%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 184mg 61%
Sodium 401mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 15%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 23g
Vitamin A 44% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 12% Iron 9%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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