Gluten-Free No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake
Cheesecake is, unquestionably, one of the most decadent desserts out there. It’s rich and creamy and everything you could want in a dessert. But what if you could make a chocolatey cheesecake that’s actually healthy without sacrificing flavor? This No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake nails it.
No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake Ingredients
The crust is made from a simple combination of almond flour, butter, and chopped pecans, giving it a nutty flavor that perfectly complements the rich chocolate filling.
The filling is made from a combination of raw cashews and unflavored gelatin to give it that perfect, creamy texture.
The filling is sweetened with just the right amount of maple syrup, This lets the flavors really shine through without becoming overly-sweet.
The real powerhouse of this recipe, though, is the Earth Echo Cacao Bliss. It adds that complex, rich chocolate flavor thanks to the blend of raw cacao and spices found in this superfood blend.
Health Benefits Of Cacao Bliss
Why use Cacao Bliss instead of traditional cocoa powder in this recipe? Well, Cacao Bliss uses raw cacao, which retains all of the health benefits of cacao. Cocoa powder, on the other hand, is processed to the point where many of the health benefits are stripped away.
The blend of 10 superfoods in Cacao Bliss also offers a host of additional health benefits, like boosted natural energy, curbed cravings, and improved digestion. And if you can get health benefits while enjoying a delicious dessert, why wouldn’t you?! *
This healthy No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake is perfect for a party or celebration. It can be doubled or even tripled for a crowd. Plus, it can easily be made a day in advance and stored in the fridge until ready to serve. If you want to impress your friends with an indulgent dessert they’d never guess is healthy, give this recipe a try!
No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake
Gluten-Free No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake
This No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake is so deliciously decadent, no one would guess it’s healthy, too!
For The Crust
- 1 1/2cupsalmond flour
- 1/4cuppecans, chopped
- 1/4cupunsalted butter, melted
- 1tablespoonvanilla extract
- A pinch of salt
For The Filling
- 4strawberries, sliced
Place raw cashews in a bowl and cover with a couple inches of water. Let soak for 2-3 hours at room temperature to soften the cashews.
In a food processor, combine the almond flour, pecans, butter, vanilla, and salt. Process until evenly blended and crumbly.
Divide the crust mixture between four glass cups, gently packing the mixture down into the bottom.
Set cups in the fridge while you prepare the filling.
Drain and rinse the soaked cashews and place them in a clean food processor with ½ cup of water. Process to a fine paste, scraping down the sides as needed.
In a large heat-proof bowl, mix the unflavored gelatin and Cacao Bliss. Slowly add the boiling water, whisking constantly, until the gelatin fully dissolves. Add in the maple syrup and vanilla extract and whisk to combine.
Add the cashew paste to the gelatin mixture, whisking thoroughly until combined and smooth. You want to make sure no lumps remain.
Take the cups with the crust out of the refrigerator and evenly divide the filling between each cup. Place the cups back in the refrigerator and chill for at least 3-4 hours, until the filling has fully set.
Once the cheesecake is set and you’re ready to serve, remove from the refrigerator and top each cheesecake with slices of strawberries.
Store any leftovers in the refrigerator for a couple of days.
Earth Echo’s Cacao Bliss is such a versatile superfood blend. Whether you want to enjoy a hot mug in the morning to start your day, add a tablespoon to your oatmeal or smoothie at breakfast, or whip up a healthy chocolatey treat like these No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake, Cacao Bliss is a healthy way to enjoy a chocolate indulgence without the guilt. Click the link below to give it a try!
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.