Macaroon cheesecake recipe
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Recipe introLooking for a decadent and unique dessert that will impress your guests? Look no further than this mouthwatering Macaroon Cheesecake recipe. Combining the creamy richness of cheesecake with the delicate texture of macaroons, this dessert is a true showstopper. With a buttery graham cracker crust, a luscious cream cheese filling, and a topping of sweet and chewy macaroons, every bite is pure bliss. Whether you're hosting a special occasion or simply treating yourself, this recipe is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
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Macaroon cheesecake recipe details
- 1-2/3 cup toasted flaked coconut (divided use)
- 1/2 cup finely ground pecans
- 2 Tablespoons softened butter
- Three 8-ounce packages of cream cheese, softened
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract
- 3 whole large eggs
- Meringue Topping:
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 egg white from large egg at room temperature
Toast coconut on shiny pan in a 350-degree oven for about 5 minutes. Watch closely. Combine 1 cup of toasted coconut, ground pecans, and melted butter. Press into the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Set aside. With a large mixer bowl and electric mixer beat cream cheese on low speed with 1/2 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla and almond extract. Break and add 3 large eggs. Beat to combine ingredients. Pour into pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.
Meringue topping:In the final 10 minutes of baking time, in a small mixing bowl beat the egg white until peaks appear. Beat in the 1/3 cup of sugar till stiff. Fold in the vanilla extract and toasted coconut that remains.
Remove cheesecake and carefully spread with topping. Return to oven and bake 20 more minutes. Cool on wire rack about 15 minutes. Loosen clasp on pan but wait another 30 minutes before removing the sides of pan. To serve, puree fresh strawberries and drizzle small amount over cheesecake slice. Garnish with fresh mint leaf.Serves:12 to 15. Very rich and very yummy!
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