Pineapple Delight Cheesecake For Passover
Pineapple Cheesecake Recipe

Pineapple Delight Cheesecake For Passover

This luscious tropical cheesecake recipe can be made ahead of time for easy entertaining.

12
servings
30 min
PREP TIME
11 hrs 40 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Crust

1/3 cup matzo meal

1/3 cup potato starch

1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/4 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter

Filling

1 cup sugar

4 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 cup sour cream

1 cup sweetened flaked coconut

1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice, well-drained

Topping

1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut, toasted

1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 325°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Place all crust ingredients except butter in food processor bowl fitted with metal blade. Cover; process 30-60 seconds or until ingredients are mixed. Add butter; process just until mixed. Press crumb mixture evenly onto bottom of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minutes. Cool completely.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine sugar and cream cheese in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, 3-4 minutes or until creamy. Continue beating, adding eggs one at a time and beating well after each addition. Add sour cream, 1 cup coconut and drained pineapple. Continue beating, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.

  4. STEP 4

    Spoon cream cheese mixture into prepared crust. Bake 70-90 minutes or until set 2 inches from edge of pan. Sprinkle top with 1/4 cup toasted coconut. Turn off oven; leave cheesecake in oven 2 hours.

  5. STEP 5

    Loosen sides of cheesecake from pan by running knife around inside of pan. Cover; refrigerate 8 hours or overnight. Sprinkle with remaining toasted coconut and orange zest.

Tip #1

Kosher products for Passover are available at specialty food markets.

Nutrition

540Calories
39Fat (mg)
175Cholesterol (mg)
320Sodium (mg)
42Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
9Protein (g)

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