No Bake Coconut Cream Cheesecake
Cheesecake is a very incredibly popular dessert, and there are really so many awesome variations of it. If you want some yummy cheesecake, but don't have time, try this recipe for a No Bake Coconut Cream Cheesecake! Cheesecake is most likely on pretty much every restaurant menu you will see when you dine out. But sometimes you want to have it at home, and don't really want to make a whole cake to enjoy just one little taste of it. This is why this no bake coconut cream cheesecake is so awesome, because you can make it so quickly and it makes just a nice smaller amount. The recipe makes 20 oz in total, so just enough to share between 2 people or more, if you split it up into smaller portions, maybe for a party or for kids. You can put it into little shot glasses that can be used as the vessel to eat the cheesecake from. This makes for a nice little party treat and sometimes the perfect size for kids.
The other nice thing is that this dessert isn't to heavy or filling, it is nice and light and creamy. So the next time you make a cheesecake dessert at home, for an after dinner treat, this is the cheesecake for you! Cheesecake goes way back to ancient Greece when they would eat it with honey and fruits. So not much has changed in that regard really. The Romans then took the recipe and adapted the cheesecake to their own tastes, during the Roman invasion. Fast forward to today and there are so many variations and different ways to make cheesecake. This coconut flavoured version is so nice for a warmer day, and tastes so tropical because of the coconut. There are different versions, like in the United Kingdom, they make it with sugar cookies on the bottom instead of graham crackers. Then in Italy, they make it with ricotta cheese usually, and sometimes with a nice lemon flavour.
This cheesecake is also made in only 10 minutes! Isn't that incredible? So really, you can pretty much make this any time you are craving some cheesecake, and if you have all of the ingredients on hand, of course. And even if you don't you don't have to buy many more ingredients. The author used cream of coconut flavour for this recipe, but you could also use some coconut cream which would have the flavour. Then the nicely toasted coconut flakes on top! Perfect! The recipe also uses pudding in the mix for a super creamy consistency! You can also use some all natural coconut extract if you want it to be super coconut flavoured! This would be an awesome dessert to serve for a fun addition to any meal of the week, or even to make for a spacial occasion. Make sure that you save this recipe! Try this out the next time you are craving cheesecake! Head on over to 'Friday Is Cake Night' by following the link in the section below for more! Enjoy!
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