RAW Chocolate Cheese Cake

RAW Chocolate Cheese Cake

We had Hamish’s 40th birthday on the weekend! And for the birthday cake I made  a Raw chocolate Cheese Cake. And is diapered in about two minutes, I was also surprised at how many people asked me for the recipe I love watching people learn about RAW food.

Note.. it is very RICH!

For the crust:

  • 11⁄2c pecans
  • 3⁄4c raisins roughly chopped
  • 2T coconut oil/butter ( melted)
  • 1t vanilla extract
  • 1t cinnamon
  • Pinch salt

First process all dry ingredients, being sure not to over-process nuts.
Add coco butter and vanilla extract and process again.
Press into the bottom of pan and place in fridge whilst working on filling.
Note:  You can melt Coconut oil in a bowl over another bowl of hot water.

For the filling:

  • 2cup cashews
  • 1cup water
  • 2cup cacao powder
  • 2T vanilla extract
  • 1⁄2cup coconut nectar
  • 1⁄2Tablespsoon lemon juice

Blend the cashews, water, vanilla, coconut nectar, and lemon juice in your optiumum blender smooth.
Add cacao butter and cacao powder, and blend again.Pour chocolate mixture onto base and use a spatula to achieve a level surface.
Place in fridge for a minimum of 3 hours to set.

Strawberry Sauce

  • 1c strawberries
  • 3T Coconut Nectar
  • 2T lemon juice
  • 1⁄2t cinnamon
  • 1⁄4t nutmeg

•    Place all ingredients in a processor and blend. Then pour over cake or serve on side.

And there you have it. Delicious and nutritious.