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Avocado, lime and coconut cheesecake

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  • Seafood free
  • Shellfish free
  • Soy free
  • Sesame free
  • Peanut free
  • Nut free
  • Egg free

Avocado for dessert? Trust us - this avocado, lime and coconut cheesecake is a must-try. Smooth and delicious, it will be a hit at your next get-together or dinner party.

  • Serves16
  • Cook time5 minutes
  • Prep time30 minutes, + cooling & 6½ hours chilling time
Avocado, lime and coconut cheesecake


  • 200g digestive biscuits
  • 1/2 cup (40g) desiccated coconut
  • 100g butter, melted
  • 750g cream cheese, softened
  • 320g can Coles Sweetened Coconut Condensed Milk
  • 1 large ripe avocado, stoned, peeled, chopped
  • 2 limes, rind finely grated, juiced
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) tequila or orange juice
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) boiling water
  • 3 tsp gelatine powder

Lime syrup

  • 1/4 cup (60ml) lime juice
  • 2 tbs tequila or orange juice
  • 1/4 cup (55g) caster sugar

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  1. Step 1

    Grease a 20cm (base measurement) springform pan and line with baking paper. Place the biscuits and coconut in a food processor and process until fine crumbs form. Add the butter and process until well combined. Spoon into prepared pan. Use a flat-bottomed glass to spread and press over the base. Place in the fridge for 30 mins or until firm.
  2. Step 2

    Place cream cheese and condensed milk in a clean food processor. Process until smooth. Add the avocado, lime rind, lime juice and tequila or orange juice and process until smooth. Place the boiling water in a heatproof bowl. Sprinkle over gelatine. Stir until gelatine dissolves completely. Add to avocado mixture and process until smooth. Pour into base. Chill for 6 hours or until set.
  3. Step 3

    To make the lime syrup, combine the lime juice, tequila or orange juice and sugar in a saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring, for 1-2 mins or until sugar dissolves. Increase heat to high. Cook for 2-3 mins or until syrup thickens. Cool.
  4. Step 4

    Place cheesecake on a serving plate. Drizzle with the syrup.

    Serve with shaved coconut, lime zest and mixed berries

Nutrition Information

Per Serve

Energy: 1630kJ/390 Cals (19%)

Protein: 6g (12%)

Fat: 29g (41%)

Sat fat: 18g (75%)

Carb: 23g (7%)

Sugar: 15g (17%)

Fibre: 2g (7%)

Sodium: 238mg (12%)