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No-Bake Avocado Lime Cheesecake Recipe

Indulge in a unique dessert with our No-Bake Avocado Lime Cheesecake recipe. A perfect blend of creamy avocado and zesty lime, this cheesecake is a must-try for a delightful treat!

May 2, 2024
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Difficulty Easy
Servings 6 people
Preparation 20 mins
Cooking 350 mins
Total 370 mins



  • Prepare the Crust
    1. In a mixing bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter until well blended.
    2. Press the mixture firmly into the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan or pie plate, creating a smooth, even layer. Chill in the refrigerator while you prepare the filling.Make the Filling
    3. In a food processor or blender, blend the avocados, cream cheese, lime juice, and lime zest until smooth.
    4. Add the sweetened condensed milk and salt, and continue blending until the mixture is creamy and well combined.
    5. Pour the filling over the prepared crust and smooth the top with a spatula.Chill and Set
    6. Cover the cheesecake with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 6 hours, or overnight, allowing it to set completely.
    7. Before serving, garnish with lime slices, whipped cream, and fresh mint leaves for an extra touch of flavor and elegance.
    Nutrition Facts
    Serving Size 1 No-Bake Avocado Lime Cheesecake
    Serves 6
    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 22 g28.2%
    Protein 6 g12%
    Sodium 200 mg8.7%
    *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


    • Use ripe avocados that are just soft enough to yield to gentle pressure for a creamy texture without any lumps.
    • Add an extra zing to your cheesecake by including the zest of the limes you juice. This enhances the lime flavor throughout the cheesecake.
    • Ensure all ingredients are at room temperature before mixing to avoid lumps in your cheesecake filling.
    • For an ultra-smooth texture, pass the filling through a sieve before pouring it into the crust if you notice any lumps.
    • Allow sufficient setting time, ideally overnight, to ensure the cheesecake holds its shape when cut.
    • Keep the cheesecake refrigerated and covered to maintain freshness. It can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
    • Serve chilled directly from the refrigerator for best texture and flavor.
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    Dive into the creamy, tangy world of No-Bake Avocado Lime Cheesecake, a dessert that combines the richness of avocados with the fresh zing of limes. This no-bake cheesecake is not only a breeze to prepare but also a delightful surprise to those new to avocado in desserts. Perfect for summer gatherings or as a refreshing treat any time of the year, this cheesecake will impress with its vibrant color and exquisite taste.

    Origins of The No-Bake Avocado Lime Cheesecake

    No-Bake Avocado Lime Cheesecake blends the creamy texture of avocados with the tangy zest of lime, creating a dessert that's not only delicious but also visually striking with its natural green hue. The origin of using avocados in desserts can be traced back to various cultures that grow avocados, particularly in Central and South America where avocados are abundant and commonly incorporated into various dishes, including sweets. In these regions, avocados are valued not just for their nutritional benefits but also for their buttery texture, which lends itself well to creamy dessert recipes.

    The concept of no-bake cheesecakes became popular in the United States during the mid-20th century, especially with the introduction of cream cheese as a staple dairy product. Combining avocados with the traditional elements of a no-bake cheesecake is a relatively modern twist that caters to the growing demand for healthier dessert alternatives. This recipe is a reflection of contemporary culinary trends that emphasize both health and convenience, showcasing how traditional recipes can be adapted to fit modern dietary preferences.

    The rise in popularity of avocado-based desserts like this cheesecake is also a testament to the evolving palate of the global food community, which now embraces more diverse ingredients and flavors in classic recipes. The No-Bake Avocado Lime Cheesecake is perfect for those looking to experiment with unique ingredients without compromising on taste. It's a fantastic example of how traditional desserts can be reinvented to create new, exciting, and healthier options that appeal to a wide audience.

    How To Choose a Pan for Cheesecake?

    Choosing the right cake pan for your No-Bake Avocado Lime Cheesecake is crucial for both ease of preparation and presentation. Here are some tips to help you select the perfect pan:

    Springform Pan: This is the most recommended type of pan for any no-bake cheesecake. A springform pan has sides that can be removed from the base, which makes unmolding the cheesecake easy without damaging its form. Look for a pan that's 9 inches in diameter, which is a standard size that works well with the quantities listed in most cheesecake recipes.

    Depth: Ensure the pan is deep enough to hold all the layers of your cheesecake. A pan that is at least 3 inches deep is ideal, as it provides ample space for the crust and the filling without any risk of spilling over.

    Material: Opt for a pan with a non-stick surface to help release the cheesecake more easily after it has set. If non-stick isn't available, you can line the bottom of the pan with parchment paper.

    Alternative Pans: If you don’t have a springform pan, you can use a pie dish or a regular cake pan. For these types of pans, line them with plastic wrap or parchment paper with overhangs on the sides. This makes it easier to lift the cheesecake out of the pan once it’s set.

    Individual Servings: For serving individual portions, consider using a muffin tin. Line each cup with a circle of parchment paper or cupcake liners, and you can serve mini versions of the cheesecake, which are great for parties.

    Checking for Quality: Whatever type of pan you choose, make sure it feels sturdy and doesn’t warp easily under pressure. A good quality pan is an investment that will make your baking experiences better and more consistent.

    Using the right pan will not only ensure your cheesecake comes out beautifully but also make the process smoother from preparation to serving.

    For more, check out our ‘How To Choose Pan?’ article.

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