Vegan, healthy cheesecake that tastes delicious!
Yes! Yes! Yes! Cheesecake can be tasty, light, and healthy!
This delightful cheesecake recipe was created by Tess Masters’ alter-ego, “The Blender Girl” who writes a quirky vegetarian recipe blog called Healthy Blender Recipes. She shares super quick and easy gluten free vegetarian, vegan, and raw recipes that can all be made in a blender, mixer, or food processor. To learn more about The Blender Girl, and to sample her fabulous gluten free vegetarian recipes, follow along on Pinterest.
Raw Vegan Lemon Cranberry Cheesecake
- 2 cups almonds raw
- 2 cups dates pitted, chopped
- 1/2 cup cacao powder raw
- 3 cups cashews raw, soaked for 2 hours
- 1 1/2 cup cranberries fresh
- 1 cup coconut oil organic, unrefined
- 3/4 cup agave raw
- 1/2 cup lemon juice freshly squeezed
- 1/2 cup water filtered
- 1 tablespoon lemon zest
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract alcohol-free
- pinch Celtic sea salt
To Make the Crust
- Place the almonds, dates and cacao powder in your food processor until well combined.
- Roll this mixture into a ball (you might need a few more dates).
- Grease a 9 inch springform cake tin with coconut oil.
- Press the crust into the bottom of the pan and set aside.
To Make the Filling
- Place all of the filling ingredients into the blender and blend until rich and creamy.
- Tweak flavors to taste. You might want some more sweetener or lemon zest. Note: this is quite tart.
- Pour the filling into the tin.
- Cover this tin with aluminum foil and place in the freezer for at least 5 - 12 hours.
- Before serving, allow the cake to defrost for an hour and then place in the fridge. **
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This sounds amazing– thinking it would be fantastic "frozen". Can't wait to try it.
I don't mean to sound like a broken record, but many of us depend on nutrition information. Could you please include it ??
Sandra, No problem! We are currently working our way through our recipe library and adding data as quickly as possible. Thanks for your patience. 🙂