July 12, 2016 0 Comments Food

Completely Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

Allow me to introduce, the show stopper… Completely Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake. All the naughty flavours, but without the additives, calories, or extra inches on the waistline! 

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

I’ve started training heavily at Crossfit again, so I’m trying to keep my eating habits as clean as possible.

You can imagine my joy when I stumbled across this little beauty on Pinterest.

Give this recipe a try, and give it to everyone you know (if you have any left to give).

They’ll love you forever.

Shopping List

BASE

180g Unsweetened Shredded Coconut

3tbsp Cacao Powder

1tsp Vanilla Bean Powder

360g Medjool Dates

A Pinch of Salt

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

FILLING

168g Cacao Butter (Grated)

50g Cacao Powder

80g Raw Agave Nectar

400ml Coconut Milk

1/4tsp Vanilla Bean Powder

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

TOPPING

Vegan Chocolate Buttons

It’s completely RAW, so no need to preheat any ovens!

Method

CRUST

Roughly pulse together the Coconut, Cacao Powder & Salt in a food blender. It’ll only need a couple of seconds, just until they all marry together – see below…

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

Add the dates (I did them 4 at a time), and keep blending until the whole mixture starts to clump together…

Action shot!

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

Work the mixture into a 20cm springform tin.

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

FILLING

Put all the ingredients into the blender, in the order listed (use a high speed).

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

Blend on a low temp until combined, then up the speed until it reaches 42c.

You should be left with a creamy, chocolatey filling.

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

Pour into the crust, and leave overnight. Don’t worry about the edges being uneven, you can cut it down once it’s set.

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

If you’ve managed to be patient enough to wait overnight, WELL DONE… chop up the vegan chocolate buttons and decorate your masterpiece.

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

There you have it, the Completely Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake!
Cut yourself a slice, and indulge as much as you need to..

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake