Recipe From The Cove Kitchen: Coconut Cheesecake with Brownie Crust

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COCONUT CHEESECAKE WITH BROWNIE CRUST

At The Cove, we are blessed with amazingly gifted chefs with a heart to serve God.  Today, our pastry chef Natalie shares her recipe for
Coconut Cheesecake with Brownie Crust.  Delicious!

Coconut Cheesecake with Brownie Crust
Served at The Cove
Makes 1 – 9 inch pie, 6-8 servings

Ingredients
Brownie Crust:
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
6 tablespoons unsalted butter
3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/3 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup plus 2 tablespoons semi-sweet chocolate chips

Combine flour and baking powder and set aside. Melt butter and chocolate together over a double boiler. Whip eggs with the sugar until thick and light in color. Fold melted butter and chocolate into eggs. Gently stir in the flour. Pour into a 9 inch round cake pan that is lined with parchment paper and greased. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until toothpick comes out with wet crumbs.

Coconut Cheesecake:
2 pounds cream cheese
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
5 eggs
1 egg yolk
1/2 cup coconut milk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 cup shredded coconut

Directions: Mix cream cheese on medium speed with a paddle until smooth, scraping the bowl several times. Reduce speed to low and add sugar and salt. Mix until smooth, scraping the bowl. Add eggs and egg yolk one at a time, scraping the bowl well after each addition. Stir in the coconut milk and vanilla. Stir in shredded coconut. Pour batter over baked brownie crust. Bake at 325 degrees, in a warm bath, for 45 minutes-1 hour or until center is almost set. Immediately run a knife around the edge of the cheesecake crust and cool completely in the water bath before refrigerating or freezing.

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6 thoughts on “Recipe From The Cove Kitchen: Coconut Cheesecake with Brownie Crust”

  1. Sounds wonderful—just what I needed for a Dinner 4-8 which we do at our church to mix new people up with those who have been attending a long time—we meet in homes–and have great fellowship and bonding too.

    Thanks—been to the Cove 4 times and absolutely think the food is great—- praising the Lord for a place to come to.

    Blessings

    1. Hello, Shirley! We are so glad to hear from you here on the blog. I hope everyone at your dinner love this dessert! We hope to see you here again in the future. Blessings!

  2. I was at The Cove a few weeks ago. I make a trip there each year for the last 5 years. I love your food!!!
    Thank you for sharing recipes.
    I plan to make this cheesecake. But what is a warm bath?
    Thank you,
    Susie Wilson

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