Non Dairy Cheesecake – Lemon and Raw
Yes, this non dairy cheesecake is not only dairy free, but is a raw lemon cheesecake recipe that when served, every one will be asking, how did you make this !! And its so quick and easy to make.
I refer to this a basic cheesecake recipe. By adding and adjusting a few ingredients, it can be turned into a pineapple, strawberry, blueberry, or even chocolate cheesecake.
You can enjoy this non dairy cheesecake as is, or dress it up Gourmet style, by adding a crust, drizzling a lemon, orange or blueberry sauce over the top, top it with a cashew cream or your choice of fruit.
Lemon Non Dairy Cheesecake Recipe
Equipment Needed: High Speed Blender
Yield: 2 small cheesecakes, or 8 mini cheesecakes
- 3/4 cups cashews, soaked for 2 hours and drained
- 1/4 cup almond milk
- 1/4 cup coconut oil, in liquid state (melt at low temperature if necessary)
- 3 tablespoons date paste or maple syrup
- 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon non-GMO lecithin (if you don’t have lecithin on hand, make cheesecake without it).
- 1 teaspoon LiyfBiotic probiotic
- Pinch of Himalayan salt
- Optional: 1 teaspoon vanilla powder or extract (to make this a basic cheesecake, you could omit lemon essential oil and add the vanilla).
- Combine all ingredients EXCEPT, coconut oil and lecithin, in high speed blender and blend until smooth.
- As you are blending, pour in coconut oil. Once you are happy the mixture is smooth and creamy, continue blending and add lecithin – blend well.
- Pour cheesecake mixture two small 4 inch spring form pans or into glass container and cover. Freeze for 1-2 hours, or until solid. Cheesecake is wonderful by itself, but by adding a crust, you can enhance the taste and presentation – see crust recipe below.
- If you store cheesecake in freezer, allow 10 minutes to soften before serving.
- Will store for up to 2 months in freezer.
- You can also store in refrigerator – it will remain solid and can be served immediately.
Cheesecake Crust Recipe
Equipment Needed: Food Processor
- 3/4 cup – any raw nut or nuts of your choice (walnut, pecan, almond, cashew, macadamia)
- 1 tablespoon date paste, or 1 medjool date cut into small pieces
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil (in liquid form)
- If needed, 1-2 tablespoon water
- Place nuts in food process and pulse into small pieces.
- Add date paste or date and process (be careful not to over process and turn nuts into butter).
- Add coconut oil and process.
- At this point, check mixture – if you can form a ball in your hand its ready, if still too crumbly, add small amount of water and process, re-check consistency.
- Press crust into bottom of two 4 inch spring form pans, or container of choice.
- Spoon or pour cheesecake mixture into pan or container, and freeze for 1-2 hours before serving.
In lieu of the 4 inch spring form pans, another great option is the mini cheesecake pan, with removable bottoms, which make it easy to remove cheesecakes. Here is what a mini cheesecake pan looks like:
To see what a mini cheesecake looks like, go to Chocolate Cheesecake recipe.
Here’s how to purchase Mini Cheesecake Pan by Norpro (with removable bottoms)
Where to Purchase LiyfBiotic Probiotic powder – Click Here
A simple and quick topping, is to grate lemon zest over cheesecake top, either before freezing or when serving.
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