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Orange Spice Cheesecake (Dairy/Gluten/Sugar-Free)

Citrus and spice make everything nice! You won't believe this luscious cheesecake is Low-Carb/Keto, Paleo & Vegan!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Servings: 10 slices

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 cup roasted almonds
  • 1/2 cup roasted pepitas (green pumpkin seeds) or other nut/seed
  • 2 Tbs coconut oil
  • 1 Tbs granulated monkfruit or coconut sugar for non low-carb
  • Pinch of pink salt
  • 1-2 Tbs water

Cheesecake

Garnish

  • Coconut whipped cream, orange slices, orange zest and cinnamon

Instructions

To make the crust:

  • Pulse together almonds and pepitas a few times in a food processor to break down. Add in coconut oil, monkfruit and salt and blend again until a sticky dough forms, adding water at the end to help stick together.
  • Press into a 7" springform pan lined with parchment. Freeze while you prepare the filling.

To make the filling:

  • (Use nuts that have been soaked in hot water for 2 hours minimum) Drain, rinse and shake dry, then blend almonds and cashews in a food processor for at least 5 minutes, until completely broken down into a thick paste.
  • Add remaining ingredients and blend smooth.
  • Taste and adjust for flavor (more sweetener, zest, spice). Pour over crust.
  • Wrap with foil and freeze about 2 hours or until firm. Remove from springform and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Garnish with whipped coconut cream (recipe in notes) an orange slice and a dusting of cinnamon. ENJOY :)

Notes

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To make coconut whipped cream: scoop out the solid white cream from a can of coconut milk or coconut cream into a mixing bowl. *if using coconut milk, refrigerate can for 48 hours first and be careful not to get any water in the cream)
Sweeten with 5 drops of vanilla monkfruit or 8 drops of vanilla stevia, or 2-3 tsp powdered monkfruit or a dash of pure monkfruit or pure stevia powder.
For non low-carb, use 2-3 tsp powdered coconut sugar. Add 2 tsp vanilla extract if your sweetener is not vanilla. Whip with a hand mixer about 15 seconds until fluffy & smooth.
Storage: Refrigerate for about 10 days or freeze for about 2 months in an airtight container.
Macros (without whip): 
  • Calories 411
  • Fat 37  
  • Carbohydrate 15 g
  • Sugar Alcohol 4.8 g
  • Fiber 7 g
  • Net Carbs 3.2 g 
  • Protein 10 g