Piña Colada Cheesecake Recipe
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 10
Piña Colada Cheesecake is a quick and easy dessert recipe for a refreshing summer sweet treat! Pineapple, coconut, and rum all the flavors of your favorite tropical cocktail in a delicious dessert form!
For the crust:
  • 2 ½ cups graham crackers crumbs
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
For cheesecake filling:
  • 16 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple
  • ½ cup sweetened shredded coconut
For Garnish:
  • Whipped cream, optional
  • Maraschino cherry, optional
  • Pineapple, for garnish
To make crust:
  1. In a medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter, mix until well combined
  2. Press crumb mixture onto bottom of the prepared 9-inch springform pan by lightly greasing the edges of the pan with cooking spray, set in the freezer to firm while making cheesecake layer
To make cheesecake layer:
  1. In medium bowl, mix cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth and creamy
  2. In separate bowl, whip heavy cream until soft peaks form
  3. Add cream cheese mixture into beaten heavy cream mix on low speed just to combine
  4. Add crushed pineapple, coconut and rum extract and mix to low speed to combine then gently spread over the crust
  5. Set in the fridge to firm
  6. Refrigerate for at least 3-4 hours or until set
  7. When the topping is set and cooled run a thin knife around the sides and remove the springform pan sides
  8. Pipe on rings of whipped cream around the edge and top with cherries if desired
  9. Serve
Recipe by Yummiest Food Recipes at https://yummiestfood.com/pina-colada-cheesecake-recipe/