Birthday (Cheese) Cake!
As I mentioned in my last post, my boyfriend got a bit older. But in a Clooney way. It’s been good.
I made him a special cheesecake for his birthday, a riff on previous versions. I decided to use a beautiful pink grapefruit and all the coconut in my house. I am on a HUGE coconut kick and want it in everything (not pregnant, thanks for asking sis), so I had to include it. So I did because even though it’s his birthday, it was my cheesecake. I don’t share well. Anyways, I named it my Tropical Keto Cheesecake, because this bad boy has no sugar in it. What can I say, I’m goddamn magical.
I mean, this thing is such a beaut, and is so rich that the 12 portions are substantial. I riffed off of I Breath I’m Hungry’s lemon version, and added some more stuff to it! I’ve included my recipe below for your enjoyment. A great thing about this is that any citrus will work! I’ve made it with just grapefruit, with lemons, and as a chocolate orange cheesecake! The options are only limited to your local grocery store and personal tastes.
Cheesecakes are intimidating, however this one doesn’t require a water bath which eases the nerves a bit. It does take a long ass time, so make sure you start earlier in the day if you want to eat it the same day. I prefer to make it a day in advance so I’m not stressing over a damn cheesecake. plus it gives me time to make and cool the toppings.
I didn’t have enough candles, but it’s all good, there were enough and I think that’s all that matters. anyways, recipe below!
Tropical Keto (Cheese) Cake