Date and Arabic Coffee Cheesecake with Kiri

15 min

Date and Arabic Coffee Cheesecake with Kiri®


For the Arabic Coffee Crust

  • 140 grams (1 cup) vanilla cookies, finely crushed
  • 100 grams (3/4 cup) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon Arabic coffee
  • 2 tablespoons date syrup

For the Kiri® Cream

  • 28 Kiri® Square Portions
  • 100 grams (1/2 cup) white granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 2 medium egg yolks
  • 40 ml (1/4 cup) heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom

For Decoration

  • 100 grams (1/3 cup) date syrup
  • 5 dates, deseeded and cut in half
Date and Arabic Coffee Cheesecake with Kiri

Cooking steps

Preparing the Arabic Coffee Crust

  • 1Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • 2Combine the vanilla cookies, butter, Arabic coffee, and date syrup in a bowl.
  • 3Pour the cookie mixture in a 20cm springform pan, then press firmly into the bottom and up the sides of the pan. Bake the crust for 8 minutes, then set aside to cool.

Preparing the Cheesecake

  • 1Place the Kiri® Square Portions in a large bowl, and using an electric egg beater, mix until smooth.
  • 2Add the sugar and vanilla extract, then continue beating until well combined.
  • 3Add the eggs and egg yolks one at a time.
  • 4Add the heavy cream, salt, and cardamom, then mix until the batter is homogenous and smooth.
  • 5Tightly wrap the springform pan in foil, place it in a larger oven safe pan filled with 4cm of boiling water.
  • 6Pour cheesecake batter into the crust, then bake for 50 minutes.
  • 7Turn off the heat, and leave the cheesecake in the oven for 45 minutes. Place on the counter to cool for an hour, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  • 8Pour the date syrup over the top of the cheesecake, decorate with dates, then enjoy!

Cooking steps