Summer freeze pineapple cheesecake with rum syrup

Cake ingredients (yields one 9�/23cm cake)

vanilla wafer crumbs 1 cup 250ml
butter melted 2 Tbsp 30ml
light cream cheese softened

       1 pkg (250g)

crushed pineapple, drained 1 12oz can 1 341ml can
icing sugar 2 Tbsp 30ml
whipped topping, thawed 1 L 1 L

Cake directions

Cake recipe variation would use chocolate wafer crumbs and frozen concentrated raspberry juice, thawed as ingredient substitutions.

Pineapple rum syrup ingredients (yields 2 cups/500ml)

reserved pineapple juice 1/4 cup 60ml
dark or amber rum 1/4 cup 60ml
brown sugar 2/3cup 150ml
golden corn syrup 2/3 cup 150ml
hard margarine or butter 2 Tbsp 30ml
maraschino cherries 2/3 cup 150ml
can of pineapple tidbits, drained & juice reserved 8 oz 227ml

Syrup directions