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You Put the Lime in the Coconut to Make this Yummy Cheesecake

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 Coconut Lime Cheesecake is one of my favorite cheesecakes. It’s a really simple dessert, but it is packed full of flavor. For one, it’s really pretty. The contrast of white cheesecake smothered in dark purple blueberries is quite stunning. 

This dessert is super versatile. Coconut lime cheesecake is great for spring, all the way through summer. 

Typically when you think of lime desserts you come up with Key Lime Pie and Margaritas. This is a unique twist that you can serve at a nice dinner or party that will likely be something no one has ever had! 

Coconut Lime Cheesecake

My other favorite thing about this desert is that it’s pucker your lips tart. I mean, it’s got an entire cup of lime juice in it, but it’s so right. 

Coconut Lime Cheesecake
with Blueberry Sauce

Coconut Lime Cheesecake with Blueberry Sauce is a beautiful dessert. It has a sharp contrast of colors. A white cheesecake with spots of green, covered by a gorgeous, thick, deep purple topping. 

Coconut Lime Cheesecake

Coconut Lime Cheesecake with Blueberry Sauce

Catherine Olson
These cheesecake is such a beautiful dessert with a sharp contrast of colors. White cheesecake with spots of green, covered by a gorgeous and thick deep purple topping.
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 slices

Ingredients
  

Crust

  • ½ cup coconut flakes
  • ½ cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Cheesecake

  • 16 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup whipping cream
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 cup lime juice
  • ½ cup minced coconut flakes

Blueberry Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Zest of 1 lemon

Instructions
 

Crust

  • Pulverize coconut flakes and graham crackers in a blender or food processor until both are very fine crumbs
  • Melt butter and mix into crumbs
  • Line bottom of 9" springform pan with crumbs
  • Bake for 7 minutes at Fahrenheit 350º
  • Set Aside

Cheesecake

  • Whip cream cheese, sugar and lime zest until smooth and creamy
  • Add eggs and beat until well mixed
  • Beat in flour
  • Add whipping cream, coconut milk, lime juice and coconut flakes and mix until thoroughly incorporated
  • Pour over crust and bake at Fahrenheit 300° for 25-30 minutes
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before removing outer rim
  • Chill
  • Serve with blueberry sauce

Blueberry Sauce

  • Make a slurry with the cornstarch and water
  • Set aside
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, add remaining ingredients
  • Bring to a low boil
  • Once mixture is boiling, add slurry and cook until mixture thickens and coats the back of a spoon
  • Remove from heat and transfer to a bowl to chill in the fridge

Notes

Blueberry Sauce from My Baking Addiction 
Keyword Coconut Lime Cheesecake with Blueberry Sauce

Can I Reduce the Amount of Lime Juice?

Whatever alterations you make to the liquid, balance it out with either whipping cream or coconut milk. 

Less lime juice will diminish the lime flavor. Extra whipping cream will lessen the flavor over all, while extra coconut milk will add a tropical sweetness. 

I made the recipe after all, but I personally wouldn’t dream of reducing the amount of lime juice. 

Cheesecake Topping: Blueberry Sauce 

This blueberry sauce is the ultimate cheesecake topping. 

The limes in this cheesecake do what limes do; they make it super tart, but the blueberry sauce balances it out beautifully.

An extra layer of whipped cream is just what this cheesecake needs. 

If This is a Lime Cheesecake, Why Does the Blueberry Sauce Have Lemon?

Lemon is a natural flavor enhancer, and sweetener when combined with something more naturally bitter.

Lime is simply tart and sour. It’s doesn’t react with other ingredients in the way that lemon does. It’s its own flavor.

You cannot taste the lemon in this sauce, so it does not counteract with the lime cheesecake.

How Would this Blueberry Sauce be on Plain Cheesecake?

It would be amazing, of course! This blueberry sauce is amazing on everything. 

  • Yogurt
  • Ice Cream
  • Pancakes
  • Pound Cake
  • Angel Food Cake
  • Scones
  • Donuts

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Make This Yummy Coconut Lime Cheesecake with Blueberry Sauce

If you make this cheesecake, tag @Fahrenheit350sweets on Instagram so I can see it! And I’d love it if you left a review and a comment below! 

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