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Coconut Marscapone Cheesecake with Mango Compote

It’s no secret that I am a fan of Thai desserts and working out of mama’s magic kitchen again, I owe it to myself to just go for it! The result is…A rich almost sinful cheesecake, and for mama, the perfect mango twist.

It’s no secret that I am a fan of Thai desserts and working out of mama’s magic kitchen again, I owe it to myself to just go for it! The result is…A rich almost sinful cheesecake, and for mama, the perfect mango twist.

Preheat oven to 350F

1 – 9” spring loaded pan

 

CRUST

1 package Graham Crackers-crushed fine

2 tablespoons Butter-melted

1/4 cup Sugar

pinch of Sea Salt

 

Combine ingredients

Pour and press into the bottom of an 8”spring loaded pan.

Bake for 15 minutes.

Remove from oven. Leave oven at 350 for cheesecake.

FILLING

 

2   8oz. packages of cream cheese-room temp.

1   8 oz container Marscapone Cheese

1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons flour

pinch sea salt

3 eggs

1 teaspoons vanilla

1/8 teaspoon Coconut extract

Combine cream cheese, Marscapone cheese, sugar, flour and a pinch of sea salt. Mix at medium speed until well blended. Add eggs one at a time mixing well after each addition. Blend in vanilla and coconut extract.

 

Pour filling over baked crust and smooth out evenly.

Return to oven and bake for 60-70 minutes.

Remove from oven and let cool completely.

Remove from pan set on serving plate.

Chill.

 

Mango compote

In a small bowl

Add

2 mangoes peeled and sliced. Set aside.

Bring 1/4 cup water, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, and 1/4 cup sugar to a simmer in a small saucepan, whisking until sugar has dissolved.

Pour over mangoes and macerate until ready to serve.

You can make this in advance. If you do, keep it in the refrigerator until just before serving.

If you have more people to serve its easy to adjust your recipe to 3 mangoes

1/2 cup water and 1/2 cup sugar. And still the 1 teaspoon of lemon juice.

 

I like to spoon the mangoes over the top cheesecake before serving, this makes a beautiful dessert but if you like you can serve mango compote individually over a generous slice of coconut cheesecake instead.

 

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Sticky Rice and Mango

Whenever I go out for Thai food and the last of the creamy coconut flavored sticky goodness is gone , I fret !! Now I can enjoy it anytime !!

Whenever I go out for Thai food and the last of the creamy coconut flavored sticky goodness is gone, I fret !! Now I can enjoy it anytime !!

Soak together for 45 minutes:

1 cup sticky rice

1 teaspoon sea salt

1/2 cup coconut milk

1 cup water

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add:

3 tablespoons brown sugar

1/2 can coconut milk

Gently bring to a boil then cover and cook on low for 15-20 minutes.

Let sit for a bit before serving. Taste for desired sweetness and saltiness.Add more if you like.

In a separate pan

heat 1/4 cup coconut milk

3 tablespoons brown sugar

Serve warm:

One scoop sticky rice on each plate top with

Sliced mango

Pour  sauce over each portion of sticky rice and mango.

Sprinkle with toasted Sesami seeds.


Mango Banana Muffins

Soft on the inside, crunchy on the outside with pops of mango and walnuts through and through.

Preheat oven 190c/350f

muffin tins

3 cups flour

1 1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 1/2 cup sugar

1 cup vegetable oil

3 eggs

4 mashed bananas

2 golden mangos- carefully peeled and diced

1 cup chopped walnuts halved

2 tablespoons – sugar to sprinkle

Mix flour, salt, and baking soda.

Add sugar, oil, and eggs.

Beat well until just incorporated.

Add bananas mashing them with your hands as you add them to the bowl.

Beat until incorporated.

Fold in nuts and mangos.

Pour into a greased muffin tins (or line with baking papers)

Fill almost to the top and sprinkle with sugar.

Bake until golden brown.

Start testing muffins for doneness with a wooden skewer at 25 minutes.

Remove from oven

Cool 10 minutes in pan before indulging