Avocado Cheese Cake

This avocado cheese cake is a savoury recipe, perfect to serve as a side dish.

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My first memory of eating an avocado involves my grandmother. She would cut them in half, remove the pip and spoon a healthy dose of sugar into the hole and then pour in some malt vinegar. This memory is so good that my mouth is salivating as I am typing these words. I still like to eat my avocados like this, or with a generous twist of freshly ground black pepper, some salt and my homemade mayonnaise.  If I am not eating my avocados out of the skin then I mix them together with cream cheese and this is where the inspiration came for my second recipe for the ZZ2 “More than just guacamole!” Afrikado Blogger Challenge! I was recently invited to a baby shower and had I gone I would have been expected to bring a plate of food with me. Usually I contribute a savoury dish as everyone makes something sweet to add to the table. I am not 100% sure about calling this a cheesecake as Dave says you expect a cheesecake to be anything but savoury. However, I am sure about two things. One, this avocado cheesecake is very simple to make. Two, it also needs to be served the same day.

Avocado Cheese Cake
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Avocado Cheese Cake Recipe

Recipe Category: Vegetarian
Makes enough for: 1 cheescake
All Rights Reserved: An original recipe from Lavender and Lime


  • 75 g butter, melted
  • 150 g savoury whole wheat biscuits, finely processed
  • 250 g plain cream cheese
  • 2 large avocados, with no blemishes
  • 2 limes, zest and juice
  • 15 mls dried dill
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to season
  • 2 gelatine leaves, soaked in cold water


  • Mix the butter into the biscuits and place into a spring form tin
  • Flatten with the back of a spoon and place in the fridge
  • In a food processor mix together the cream cheese, avocados, lime zest and juice and the dill
  • Season to taste
  • Squeeze out the excess water from the gelatine
  • Dissolve in 5mls hot water and mix the avocado mix into the gelatine
  • Pour the mixture over the biscuits and leave to set in the fridge for 4 hours before serving

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Disclosure: I will receive a R200 Woolworths shopping voucher for taking part in this challenge. The winning recipe will win a R2000 Woolworths shopping voucher as well as a ZZ2 hamper. This post is in line with my blogging policy.

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31 thoughts on “Avocado Cheese Cake

  1. This cheesecake looks like a winner to me and I don’t even enjoy avocado 🙂

    Choc Chip Uru

    P.S. To prepare for my exams now I won’t be commenting for around 4 weeks – See you in a month my friend 🙂

    1. This is not quite a dessert but it is extremely creamy. I tried to make it a savoury cheese cake which bothered Dave’s taste buds a bit 😉

  2. What an interesting recipe… I think I would like it 🙂 I might think about adding some chilli to it … maybe 🙂

  3. Avocado cheesecake? Looks amazing! I’ve never used avocado other than as a butter so it’s time to try something new 🙂 Thank you for visiting me via Tinned Tomatoes. Sylvia xx

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