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Ocean Beach Cake

Celebrate summer with this mesmerizing ocean cake! 🌊

food

Ocean Beach Cake

Celebrate summer with this mesmerizing ocean cake! 🌊

Ingredients

Crust

  • 2 ounces crushed cookies
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

Cheesecake Batter

  • 1 1/3 cups cream cheese
  • 10.5 ounces yogurt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon gelatin
  • 1 tablespoon water

Pineapple Layer

  • 2 ounces canned pineapple
  • 1 teaspoon gelatin
  • 1/2 teaspoon water

Dark Blue Layer

  • 1/4 cup Blue Hawaii syrup
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon-lime soda
  • 1 teaspoon gelatin
  • 1/2 teaspoon water
  • Splash of blue food coloring

Light Blue Layer

  • 2 tablespoons Blue Hawaii syrup
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons lemon-lime soda
  • 1 teaspoon gelatin
  • 1/2 teaspoon water for the gelatin

Blue Hawaii Layer

  • 2/3 tablespoon Blue Hawaii syrup
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons lemon-lime soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon gelatin
  • 1/4 teaspoon water

Decorations

  • Melted white chocolate
  • Crushed cookies
  • Blueberry jam

Steps

Crust

  1. Combine crushed cookies and melted butter then press into the bottom of a springform pan.

Cheesecake Batter

  1. Combine powdered gelatin and water.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add cream cheese, yogurt, sugar, lemon juice and gelatin mixture. Use a hand mixer to blend.
  3. Pour mixture on top of the crust, reserving one-fourth of the batter for later.
  4. Add the pineapple layer and press down to submerge in the cheesecake batter. Smooth batter over the top of the pineapple.
  5. Refrigerate until firm.

Pineapple Layer

  1. Add the pineapple to a blender and blend until crushed. Combine gelatin and water, then add to the pineapple. Cover a round mold with plastic wrap and pour mixture on top. Place in refrigerator until firm.

Dark Blue Layer

  1. Combine gelatin and water and set aside. In a bowl, combine the rest of the ingredients, then add the gelatin. Cool in refrigerator until firm.

Light Blue Layer

  1. Repeat to make the light blue layer.
  2. Use a fork to break up each of the cooled gelatin.

Blue Hawaii Layer

  1. Combine gelatin and water and set aside.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients, then add the gelatin. Stir until combined.
  3. Remove cheesecake from refrigerator. Place pan at an angle and pour in remaining cheesecake batter so that it is layered to one side. Level the pan and add blueberry jam to the opposite side.
  4. Add dollops of the dark blue and light blue gelatin.
  5. Place pan at an angle with the blue gelatin side lower than the cheesecake side.
  6. Pour Blue Hawaii syrup over the blue gelatin.
  7. Place in refrigerator until firm.

Decorations

  1. Pipe white chocolate into seashell mold. Place in refrigerator until hardened.
  2. Decorate with crushed cookies and white chocolate seashells.