How to make Pinacolada Cheesecake -

Pinacolada is a drink but here it is layered over a biscuit layer to make a delicious cheesecake.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Canned pineapple (टिन्ड पाइनेपल), Cream cheese (क्रीम चीज़)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Pinacolada Cheesecake

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 7-8 hour

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Pinacolada Cheesecake Recipe

  • Canned pineapple slices 5-6

  • Cream cheese ½ cup

  • Tinned pineapple syrup ¼ cup

  • Star anise 1

  • Digestive biscuits 8-10

  • Melted butter 2 tablespoons

  • Gelatin 1½ teaspoons

  • Hung yogurt 2 tablespoons

  • Condensed milk ½ cup

  • Coconut cream ¼ cup

  • Edible lemon yellow colour a drop

  • Whipped cream 1½-2 cups

  • Fresh mint sprigs for garnishing

Method

Step 1

Chop pineapple and transfer into a bowl.

Step 2

Heat pineapple syrup in a non-stick pan. Add star anise, swirl and bring to boil. Remove from heat, add to pineapple in the bowl, cover with cling film and refrigerate.

Step 3

Grind broken biscuits to a fine powder and transfer into another bowl. Add butter and mix well till it resembles breadcrumbs.

Step 4

Line a serving jar with biscuit-butter mixture and press gently. Refrigerate.

Step 5

Take ¼ cup water in a microwave proof bowl. Sprinkle gelatin and set aside to bloom.

Step 6

Take cream cheese, hung yogurt and condensed milk in a bowl and whisk well. Add coconut cream and whisk. Add edible yellow colour and whisk well.

Step 7

Heat bloomed gelatin in microwave for 1 minute.

Step 8

Add whipped cream to cream cheese mixture and fold in well.Add some of this mixture to bloomed gelatin and mix well.

Step 9

Add the gelatin-cream mixture to remaining cream mixture and fold in well.Pour the cream cheese mixture in the lined jar and tap. Refrigerate till semi-set.

Step 10

Spread the cooked pineapple over the cheesecake and place a star anise on top. Garnish with a mint sprig and refrigerate till fully set.

Step 11

Serve.

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