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No-Bake Tropical Cheesecake

No-Bake Tropical Cheesecake created by Swirling F.

A taste of the tropics in this lightly sweet, no bake delight. A delightful dessert to serve on a warm summer eve.

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  • For the crust combine the cornflake crumbs, chopped nuts, ground flax seed and sugar. Place in a food processor and drizzle in butter while pulsing a couple of times until combine. Press into 8 inch square pan and bake at 375*F for 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.
  • Put the pineapple in fine mesh strainer and drain, gently pressing on fruit to extract the juice. Reserve the juice and set aside.
  • Place the cream cheese and ricotta cheese in a large mixing bowl. Blend on medium low speed of mixer until combined. Gradually add in sugar until incorporated. Fold in the well drained pineapple and toasted coconut. Spoon the cheese mixture into cooled prepared crust. Chill in refrigerator until set, at least 2 hours before serving.
  • In a non-reactive saucepan, combine the rhubarb, reserved pineapple juice, sugar and about 1/2 cup of the strawberries. Cook over medium heat for 5 to 10 minutes or until the rhubarb is tender. Turn off heat and allow to cool slightly. Stir in remaining strawberries and place in refrigerator to thoroughly chill.
  • When ready to serve, cut the cheesecake into 9 squares, place each on a serving plate and spoon the chilled sauce over. Enjoy!
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"A taste of the tropics in this lightly sweet, no bake delight. A delightful dessert to serve on a warm summer eve."
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  5. Pesto lover
    I've never used rhubarb before, so I was a bit apprehensive about trying the recipe, but am I ever glad I did. This is a wonderful dessert. The rhubarb kept it from being too sweet. I left out the flax seed, as I didn't have any and I also thickened the topping with cornstarch. Thanks for sharing the recipe, which I will make again.
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