raw cheesecake vegan
Raw, Vegan Lemon & Blueberry Cheesecake
Prep Time
25 mins
soaking time
8 hrs
 
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, English
Author: Joanne
Ingredients
Filling
  • 260 g cashews soaked overnight in water
  • 1 tin coconut milk use just the cream
  • 4 tbsp Maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 zest lemon
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 200 g blueberries plus extra for topping
  • 1 tbsp xylitol
Base
  • 2 cups almonds
  • 1 cup buckwheat groats soak for 15 minutes in water
  • 120 g dates soft or soaked in freshly boiled water for 20 mins
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 1 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 1 handful mint leaves
Instructions
Base
  1. Add the almonds to a food processor and pulse a  few times until coarse in texture.

  2. Add the buckwheat groats, pulse again.

  3. Now add the cocoa powder and melted coconut oil, pulse until combined.

  4. Spread the mixture into a 20cm, springform or loose bottomed baking tin. Press down with the underside of a spoon to smooth out and flatten.  

  5. Place in the fridge while you prepare the filling.

Filling
  1. Add all the filling ingredients to the food processor and pulse until really smooth checking there are no large pieces of cashew left.
  2. Spoon the mixture over the base, smooth over using the underside of a spoon.

  3. Keep the cheesecake in the freezer overnight or until you are ready for serving.

  4. You will need around 2 hours to thaw the cheesecake before serving.

  5. Add fresh berries and mint leaves to the cheesecake when ready to serve.