Easy Joe's Coconut Mousse Cake

Recipe courtesy of Easy Joe's
Show: Heat Seekers Episode: Seattle
TOTAL TIME: 2 hr 30 min
Prep: 30 min
Inactive Prep: 2 hr
Cook: --
YIELD: 8 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

CRUST:
  • 1 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • One 16-ounce packet pecan shortbread cookies
  • 1 stick butter, melted
    FILLING:
    • 1 1/2 ounces (1 shot) coconut rum, such as Malibu
    • 3 teaspoons powdered gelatin
    • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
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    Directions

    For the crust: In a food processor, mix the shredded coconut and pecan cookies. Slowly add the melted butter. Place the mixture into a 10-inch springform tin to form the crust.

    For the filling: In a mixer, soften the cream cheese and raw cane sugar until smooth. Slowly add the cream of coconut and rum. In a small bowl, mix the powdered gelatin and 1/4 cup water until firm and then microwave until it liquefies. Add the gelatin mixture to the cream cheese mixture. Add the heavy whipping cream until fully mixed. Pour into the prepared springform tin. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

    This recipe was provided by professional chefs and has been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.
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