Drinks and Desserts

March 29, 2017
Ube Cheesecake

DIFFICULTY: Moderate

Makes 1 cake
Preparation time: 30 minutes


Ingredients:

Cookie Base:
1 cup coconut butter biscuits, crushed
1/4 cup desiccated coconut
1/2 cup crushed graham crackers
1/3 cup caster sugar
250 grams butter, melted

Cream Cheese Mixture:
250 grams cream cheese, softened
1 cup whipped cream
1/3 cup icing sugar
1/2 cup sweetened coconut cream
1/2 cup ube

Decoration:
1 cup ube
1/2 cup condensed milk
1/2 cup coconut cream, chilled and whipped

Procedure:

Cookie Base:

  1. Mix together the crushed coconut biscuits, desiccated coconut, graham crackers, desiccated coconut, and caster sugar in a medium bowl. Add melted butter and mix well.
  2. Tightly pack and press the crumb mixture into the base of a baking pan and freeze for 20 to 30 minutes.

Cream Cheese Mixture:

  1. In another bowl, cream together cream cheese, whipped cream, and icing sugar. Divide the mixture into two
  2. Blend ube with coconut cream until it becomes a paste. Mix in half of the cream cream cheese mixture. Pour over the cookie base crust.
  3. Pour in the rest of the cheesecake. Chill for four hours before serving.

Decoration:

  1. Mix ube and condensed milk in a small pan over medium heat until dissolved and in a liquid state. Set aside and let it cool.
  2. Mix in the ube mixture with the whipped coconut cream. Use this to top the cheesecake.