Press enter to see results or esc to cancel.

Pineapple Chiffon Cheesecake recipe

Luscious, light-as-a-feather no-bake pineapplechiffon cheesecake in a graham cracker crust.

Recipe: Pineapple ChiffonCheesecake

1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter, meltedFilling:
2 tablespoons (two 1/4-ounce envelopes) unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup cold water
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/2 cup milk
2 large egg yolks, beaten
2 cups cream-style cottage cheese, sieved
1 (8 3/4-ounce) can crushed pineapple in heavy syrup, undrained
1 tablespoon lemon rind
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 large egg whites
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 cup whipping creamTopping:
1 (21-ounce) can cherry pie filling (or your favorite flavor)
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 teaspoon almond extract

  • For Crust: In a bowl, combine crumbs andsugar; stir in butter. Press mixture firmly and evenly againstthe bottom and side of a 9-inch springform pan. Chill.
  • For Cheesecake: Soften gelatin in water.
  • In a 1-quart saucepan, mix sugar and cornstarch.Gradually add milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly,until mixture thickens.
  • Add small amount of hot mixture to beatenegg yolks; return all to saucepan. Cook for 1 additional minute.
  • Add softened gelatin; stir until dissolved.
  • Pour into bowl; cool to lukewarm.
  • Add cottage cheese, pineapple with syrup,lemon rind and juice to gelatin mixture.
  • In a small mixing bowl beat egg whitesuntil foamy. Continue beating; gradually add sugar and beat untilstiff peaks form.
  • Fold beaten egg whites into cheese mixture.
  • Whip cream until stiff; fold into mixture.Pour into crust; chill until set.
  • For Topping: In a 1-quart saucepan, cookcherry pie filling over medium heat, stirring occasionally, forabout 5 minutes. Stir in butter to melt. Add almond extract.Chill sauce; spoon over cheesecake. Chill several hours beforeserving.

    Makes 10 servings.

    Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin MilkMarketing Board, Inc.

    If the Pineapple ChiffonCheesecake recipe was useful and interesting, you can share it with your friends or leave a comment.

  • Comments

    Leave a Comment