Raw Mixed Berry Cheesecake

Delicious and colourful twist on traditional cheesecake. During this summer period, I was craving something refreshing and fruity and a family celebration gave inspiration to this delicious cake. It is very easy to make and will satisfy even non plant-based eaters, approved by my family, which speaks for itself!

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Ingredients:

For the  crust

  • 120g almonds
  • 120g cashews
  • 7 pitted Medjool dates
  • pinch of salt

For the Mixed berry layer

  • 200g macadamia nuts
  • 200g cashews, soaked for 2 hours and drained
  • 400g frozen mixed berries + extra for decoration
  • 4 tbsp of maple syrup

Method:

  1. Create the crust by blending the cashews and almonds until crushed into small, like-flour consistency. Add the dates and blend for app 1-2minutes. Test the crust by spooning out a small amount of mixture and rolling it in your hands. If it holds together, the crust is ready.
  2. Place the crust in a cake form with removable sides. Press firmly, making sure that the edges are well spread out and the base is evenly spread throughout.
  3. Place it to the fridge, rinse the blender and get ready for the berry layer.
  4. Place the macadamia nuts and cashews in the blender and mix until it starts being creamy. Once it has more of a cream consistency, add the frozen berries, maple syrup and blend until thoroughly mixed and combined.
  5. Taste it if you like the bitter sweet taste, add more maple syrup if needed.
  6. Scoop it out onto the crust evenly and place in the freezer until solid, decorating with extra berries if desired.
  7. Serve and enjoy.

Why we like it:

  • Minimum ingredients needed and easy to make
  • It will satisfy your sweet tooth and tooth non plant-based eaters
  • Refreshing during warm days
  • Packed with quality fats, plant protein and vitamins