Passion fruit gets star billing in this luscious baked cheesecake, but strawberries and a sliced kiwi get credit for making it pretty.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
1-2/3 cups sugar, divided
3 Tbsp. butter, melted
4 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
2 Tbsp. flour
4 egg s
1 pkg. (14 oz.) frozen passion fruit pulp, thawed, divided
1 cup halved strawberries
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Let's Make It
HEAT oven to 325ºF.
Mix graham crumbs, 3 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 min.
Beat cream cheese, flour and 1 cup of the remaining sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Stir in 1/2 cup passion fruit; pour over crust.
Bake 1 hour 5 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.
Meanwhile, bring remaining passion fruit and sugar just to boil in saucepan on medium-low heat 15 min. or until thickened, stirring frequently. Cool completely.
Cut kiwi into thin slices. Add to top of cheesecake along with the strawberries. Drizzle with passion fruit sauce.
Dessert can be a part of a balanced diet, but remember to keep tabs on portions.
When making cheesecakes, it is important to not overbeat the batter.
Where to Find Passion Fruit Pulp
Passion fruit pulp and other fruit pulps can be found at the frozen section at most Latin grocery stores.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g
Saturated Fat 13g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 31g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.