Date and Arabic Coffee Cheesecake with Kiri

Date and Arabic Coffee Cheesecake with Kiri

Recipe Category Desserts Recipe Category
Recipe Prep Time 15 mins
Recipe Serving Size 8

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
Kiri Squares

Cooking steps

Preparing the Arabic Coffee Crust

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Combine the vanilla cookies, butter, Arabic coffee, and date syrup in a bowl.
  3. Pour 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

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

Cooking steps