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June 6, 2018 | 1,485 likes | 842 shares
Avocado and Kesong Puti Zebra Cheesecake

DIFFICULTY: Moderate
Makes 6-8 servings
Preparation and cooking time: 5 ½ hours (including 4 hours refrigerating time)


Ingredients:

Cookie Base:
1½ cup Bread Stix biscuits
1 cup Pasensya cookies
2 cups butter, melted

Avocado Mixture:
1½ blocks cream cheese, softened
½ cup whipping cream
⅓ cup icing sugar
1½ cup condensed milk, hot
1 tablespoon gelatin powder
1 ½ cup evaporated milk, hot
4 pieces avocado, cubed

Kesong Puti Mixture:
2 cups evaporated milk, hot
2 packs kesong puti
1 cup cream
¼ cup sugar
1 tablespoon gelatin powder
½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Procedure:

Cookie base:
1. In a food processor, combine Bread Stix and Pasensya cookies and pulse until crushed into a fine powder. Add melted butter and mix well.
2. Tightly pack and press the crumb mixture into the base of a baking pan and set aside in freezer for 20 to 30 minutes.

Avocado Mixture:
1. In a bowl, cream together cream cheese, whipping cream, and icing sugar. Divide the mixture into two and set aside.
2. In another bowl, mix together hot condensed milk and 1 tablespoon of gelatin powder until gelatin dissolves.
3. Place one half of cream cheese mixture into a food processor. Add condensed milk/gelatin mixture, evaporated milk, and avocado. Blend until smooth and creamy, cover, and set aside.

Kesong Puti Mixture:
1. Place evaporated milk and kesong puti in a food processor and blend until smooth. Set aside.
2. In a saucepan, combine cream and sugar over medium heat and stir until sugar dissolves. Add the evaporated milk/kesong puti mixture and 1 tablespoon of gelatin then stir until well combined and slightly thickened. Add vanilla extract and mix. Strain the mixture over a fine sieve.
3. Add warm kesong puti mixture to remaining half of cream cheese mixture and mix until well combined.

Assembly:
1. Alternate scooping the avocado mixture and kesong puti mixture on top of the cookie base until almost full, creating alternating ripples until cake pan is full. Chill for at least 4 hours.
2. Carefully unmold from cake pan. Slice and enjoy your sweet treat!

 

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