Here is a creative and interesting combination – Avocado Cheesecake.

2 cups graham cracker crumbs or the base of your choosing (tennis biscuits)
1 1/3 pine nuts, ground
1/2 cup butter, melted
4 avocados, peeled, pitted, and mashed
450g cream cheese, room temperature
1 cup sugar
6 eggs
1 tbsp lime zest
1/4 cup lime juice, freshly squeezed
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/3 cups heavy cream, whipped to soft peaks
3 cups sour cream
2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup pine nuts

How to
Preheat the oven to 180C.

In a medium bowl, place the graham cracker crumbs, the 1 1/3 cups of ground pine nuts, and the melted butter.
Mix the ingredients together well.

On the bottom and sides of a 9″ spring-form pan, place the graham cracker mixture and press it down firmly to make a crust.

In a large mixing bowl, place the California avocados, cream cheese, and the 1 cup of sugar.
Cream the ingredients together well.

While mixing constantly, add the eggs one at a time.

Add the lime zest, lime juice, and the 2 tsps of vanilla extract.

Mix the ingredients together.

Add the whipped cream and fold it in.

Pour the batter into the pan.

Bake the cheesecake for 30 minutes.

Remove it from the oven (leave the oven on) and let it sit for 10 minutes.

In a small bowl, place the sour cream, 2 tbsp of sugar, and the 1 tsp of vanilla extract.
Mix the ingredients together.

Spread the sour cream mixture on top

This article uses material from the “Avocado Cheesecake” article on the Recipes wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribut

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