Raw Tropical Cheesecake
Cuisine: Raw
This cheesecake can be made vegan also by using agave syrup instead of honey. Recipe based on one give here: http://www.rawfreedomcommunity.info/forum/showthread.php?t=2142
  • 1 cup pecans
  • ½ cup dates
  • 1 cup dessicated coconut
  • 2 cups cashews, soaked for 2 hours
  • ⅓ cup raw honey
  • Juice of 1 medium lemon
  • extract of 1 vanilla pod
  • 1 mango or 1 cup frozen mango
  • 1 small ripe banana
  • ½ lime squeezed and zest retained
  1. In a food processor or Thermomix, blend the dates, coconut and pecans together until resembling fine crumbs (Speed 6 for 10 seconds).
  2. Place dough crumbs into a 18cm cake pan and compact with a flat spoon or similar utensil. Place aside.
  3. Rinse TMX bowl or food processor bowl and place soaked cashews inside. Blitz on Speed 9 f(high) or a few seconds until soft and buttery. Add honey, lemon juice and vanilla and mix on Speed 4 for a few seconds until combined.
  4. Scoop cheesecake mixture onto base and smooth out.
  5. Rinse TMX bowl again and place mango, banana and lime juice & zest inside. Blitz on Speed 3 for a few seconds until smooth.
  6. Cover cheesecake layer with fruit layer, cover with plastic wrap and place in freezer for two hours or overnight.
  7. Remove cheesecake from freezer an hour before serving, or slice desired portion and return remainder to freezer to consume as desired.
Recipe by Gastromony at http://gastromony.com/raw-tropical-cheesecake/