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Fruited Cheesecake

No recipe image available.A honey-sweetened banana-flavored cheesecake, with a cinnamon pecan graham cracker crust, and topped with sliced kiwifruit and strawberries.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 tablespoons butter, melted
4 tablespoons honey - divided use
3/4 cup ricotta cheese
1/2 cup plain yogurt
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 bananas, sliced
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 kiwis, sliced
1 cup strawberries, sliced

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine graham cracker crumbs, finely chopped pecans, and cinnamon. Add melted butter and half of the honey; mix well. Press into a 9-inch pie plate. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 10 minutes. Cool.
  2. In a blender or food processor, combine ricotta cheese, yogurt, eggs, lemon juice, and vanilla; process until smooth. Add sliced bananas, flour, and remaining honey; process until smooth. Pour into the prepared crust and bake at 350°F (175°C) for 30 minutes, or until the center is set.
  3. Chill.
  4. Arrange sliced kiwi and sliced strawberries on top.

Makes 10 servings.