Coconut Cheesecake Swiveled with Amarena

It has been a while from my last cheesecake recipe. You guys know I love making – and eating – cheesecake so the other day I decided to try a new recipe!

This one has got coconut and delicious Amarena Fabbri.

Here is how you make it!

Ingredients (make one 8 inch cake):

for the crust

  • 160 g digestive cookies
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 70 g unsalted butter

for the filling

  • 300 gr cream cheese
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 100 g sugar
  • 100 ml heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup + 8 whole Amarena Fabbri

In your food processor, crumble digestive cookies into fine powder. Add 2 tbsp of sugar

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then pour in the melted butter and mix until all ingredients are combined

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Press the mixture evenly on the bottom of a spring form pan (8 inch). Refrigerate while you prepare the filling

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In a bowl of your electric mixer combine cream cheese, sugar, flour and coconut

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Mix at slow speed until all ingredients are well combined and you have a smooth cream.

Add one egg at a time, beating well after each addition

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Pour in the heavy cream and stir at slow for 30 seconds

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Measure about 1/3 cup of Amarena Fabbri and cut them into small pieces

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then mix it with about 1/4 cup of the batter

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Pour the remaining batter onto the refrigerated crust

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then drop small tsp. of the Amarena mixture

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and with the edge of your spoon swivel the two mixture together

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Bake in pre-heated oven at 180 C for 12 min then bring down the temperature to 120 and continue baking for about 50 to 60 min or until center f cake is set.

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Remove from the oven and let the cake cool completely, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours (better is overnight).

When ready to serve, slice it up into 8 pieces and serve with one Amarena Fabbri on top of each slice.

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Love

– Dani

About the author:

An Italian living in China with a strong passion for cooking! Browse my 'left-overs' session for many tasty grub!. Follow her on Twitter / Facebook.