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Cherry Cheesecake With Almond Oat Crust

Fresh cherries are only in season for a flash, so you'll want to enjoy this sweet and sour cherry cheesecake while you can!

Cherry Cheesecake With Almond Oat Crust

Vegan, Dairy Free

18x18cm cake tin with removable bottom. 

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 90g oats*
  • 90g raw almonds*
  • 6 Tbsp. coconut sugar*
  • 2 Tbsp. cocoa powder*
  • 1/4 tsp pink salt*
  • 4 Tbsp. melted coconut oil*
    Plain Cheesecake Layer:
    • 100g raw cashews* (soaked 4-6 hours and rinsed) 
    • 1/2 cup (120ml) coconut cream
    • 3 Tbsp. melted raw cacao butter* 
    • 3-4 Tbsp. maple syrup*
    • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
    • 1 tsp lemon zest
    • 1/4 tsp vanilla bean paste 
    • Pinch of pink salt*

      Cherry Cheesecake Layer:

      • 100g raw cashews* (soaked 4-6 hours and rinsed) 
      • 150g pitted cherries*
      • 3 Tbsp. melted raw cacao butter*
      • 3-4 Tbsp. maple syrup*
      • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
      • Pinch of pink salt*

        *Available at Naked Foods

        Method

        1. Preheat oven to 170⁰C. Place every dry ingredient for the crust in a food processor. Process well until it reaches the consistency of flour.
        2. Add melted coconut oil into the food processor and process until it becomes like wet sand.
        3. Press the mixture against the sides and the bottom of the tart tin. Bake it for about 16-18 min or or until baked through. After it has cooled down, put it in the freezer for 30 minutes to an hour.
        4. Put every ingredient for the plain cheesecake layer in a high-speed blender and blend well. Add more sweetener or lemon juice if you want. Layer it over the crust and freeze it until set.
        5. Repeat the same process for the cherry cheesecake layer. Freeze it overnight.
        6. Remove the cake from the tin and garnish with fresh cherries and whipped coconut.

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        Minako Umehara - @365cleaneats

        Health-conscious Recipe Creator / Food Stylist & Photographer/ Food Instructor
        Minako has lived in 8 cities across 3 countries since 2003. Despite the varying environments around her, her realisation that food is universal has led to her desire to connect with people through food. After moving to Melbourne, she picked up vegan cooking. She now spends time creating innovative vegan recipes and running cooking classes.

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