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Vegan Strawberry cheesecake
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Raw Strawberry Cheesecake

This Raw, vegan Strawberry Cheesecake is a simple, healthy dessert that is sure to become a crowd pleaser. 
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Servings: 4 small serves

Ingredients

Base

  • 80 g hazelnut meal (½ cup)
  • 15 g flaxseed (2 tablespoons) ground
  • 15 g cacao (2 tablespoons)
  • 15 g desiccated coconut (2 tablespoons)
  • 30 g coconut oil (2 tablespoons)
  • 65 g rice malt syrup, honey or maple syrup (3 tablespoons)

Strawberry cream filling

  • 150 g raw cashew nuts (1 cup) raw and soaked for 2-3 hours in water and drained
  • 150 g fresh hulled strawberries (the more flavoursome the strawberries, the better this will be)
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds -preferably white
  • 1 tbsp rice malt syrup, honey or maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla -powder, extract or essence
  • 3 tbsp coconut water

Instructions

For the base

  • In a bowl or food processor, combine your hazelnut meal, flaxseed meal, raw cacao and coconut.
  • Add the coconut oil and rice malt syrup and mix until well combined and the mixture holds together when pressed.

For the filling

  • Process the soaked cashews until smooth and creamy.
  • Add the strawberries and process again.
  • Add the chia, vanilla, and  coconut water and process until smooth.
  • Assemble in a small glass by pressing the chocolate base into the glass and top with the strawberry cream.
  • Chill until set, garnish with heart shaped strawberry halves and serve immediately.

Store

  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

Notes

Another nut combo

You can sub the hazelnut meal for almond meal and macadamia nuts can sub the cashew nuts

Vegan

Choose rice malt or maple syrup as your sweetener.
 

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