Lemon Drizzle Cheesecake
Per 105 g contains
- Energy 554 kcal / 2303 kj 27% 27%
- Fat 39 g 55% 55%
- Saturates 8.4 g 42% 42%
- Sugar 30.5 g 33% 33%
- Salt 0 g 1% 1%
A Little Something To Make You Excited To Finish your dinner
By: Rowanna Watson
My go-to, deliciously refreshing gluten-free and dairy-free, raw, vegan cheesecake is loved by everyone! And if you think that’s a mouthful, just wait until you get a taste.
At face value, this recipe may seem very high in fat but that’s down to the variety of nuts that make up the cheesecake. Nuts are packed with healthy fats which can help towards a healthy heart and lowering blood pressure.
FOR THE CRUST
- Pitted dates 200g
FOR THE TOPPING
Vanilla extract 4g
- Agave nectar 100ml
- Coconut oil 28g
Lemon juice 30ml
- Coconut milk 15g
FOR THE DRIZZLE
Coconut milk 28g
- Lemon juice 14g
- Agave nectar 30ml
FOR THE GARNIS
Flaked almonds 50gNuts
- Grated lemon rind 14g
Line a round cake tin with cling film, going over the edges (so that you can remove cheesecake easily).
Place the walnuts, pecans and dates into a food processor and blitz on a medium setting for 5 minutes.
Empty the base ingredients into the cake pan and press down, so that there is an equal layer of base of around 75mm. Set aside.
Pour all of the topping ingredients into a blender and blend until completely smooth and creamy.
Pour the topping mixture into the cake tin on top of the base, and smooth out with a spatula or butter knife.
Make the drizzle by whisking or blending ingredients together.
Use a teaspoon and drizzle the yellow lemony sauce over the cheesecake.
Sprinkle the grated lemon and flaked almonds over the top to garnish.
Place in the freezer for 30 minutes.
Remove from freezer and gently remove the cheesecake from the pan by carefully lifting the cling film. Serve straightaway.
Serving Size 105 g
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 39g60%
- Saturated Fat 8.4g43%
- Total Carbohydrate 36g12%
- Dietary Fiber 5.7g23%
- Sugars 30.5g
- Protein 11.7g24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
What Its Good For
Lemons are soothing, cleansing and packed full of vitamin C, meaning they’re great for your immune system.
Almonds are also great for the immune system and can help to repair the damage done to the body by stress. They are also nutrient-rich (vitamins E and B) and can be a good base for dairy-free desserts.
Cashews are good for making creamy dairy-free desserts. They are also healthy for your heart and help to support a healthy blood pressure.
Another staple for dairy-free desserts, coconut milk is good for lowering cholesterol and blood pressure to improve your heart health.
Dates are a great source of energy, are packed full of fibre and contain plenty of iron and calcium.
Who Made This?
“Hey, I’m Rowanna – certified holistic health coach and best selling author. Born and living in Scotland, UK with my husband and 3 children (all vegan). I write evidence-based health content for several multi-million dollar companies. Focusing on natural, kind ways to optimize health and wellbeing for my international clients. I also write recipes, books and courses that will inspire you to live a life filled with energy and joy.“
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