Indulge guilt-free with this exquisite Plant-Based Cheesecake, where decadence meets health-conscious ingredients. The crust boasts a blend of raw almonds, dates, raisins, flaxmeal, and a touch of ground cinnamon, providing a delightful mix of nuttiness and natural sweetness. Its wholesome composition delivers fibre, healthy fats, and a hint of spice, setting the stage for a satisfying foundation.
The luscious filling steals the show, crafted from raw unsalted cashew nuts, Medjool dates, and a zing of lemon juice for a burst of citrusy brightness. Enhanced by the warmth of vanilla extract and the creaminess of plant-based milk, this concoction achieves a velvety texture that’s both luxurious and nourishing. Adding to its appeal is the use of agar agar powder, a plant-based gelatin alternative.
This plant-based cheesecake harmonizes the richness of cashews with the sweetness of dates, creating a sumptuous dessert that’s not just a treat for the taste buds but also a treasure trove of nutrients. Packed with protein, healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals, this guilt-free delight redefines the classic cheesecake experience, inviting you to savour each creamy, wholesome bite.
- 1 cup raw almonds
- ½ cup dates
- ½ cup raisens
- 1 tbsp ground linseeds (flaxseeds)
- 2 tbsp water
- ½ tsp ground cinnamon
- 4 cups raw unsalted cashew nuts
- 1 cup medijool dates
- ¼ cup lemon juice
- 2 cups plant-based milk
- 2 tbsp agar agar powder
- 1 punnet raspberries
- 1 punnet strawberries
- 1 punnet blackberries
- 1 punnet blueberries
- 1 tbsp marmalade or brown rice syrup
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- Combine all the crust ingredients in a blender, mix until fine and starts sticking together.
- Press into a cheesecake tin with detachable sides.
- Now, add the filling to the blender and mix until smooth.
- Pour over the top of the crust and freeze for four hours
- Once solid remove from the tin by gently sliding a sharp knife around the edges before releasing the spring for the sides.
- Go to town, adding a pile of the fresh berries to the top of the cheesecake.
- Mix the glaze and pour over the berries.
- Serve immediately