We're working on our repertoire of desserts and this cheesecake hits the spot.
We're not just about awesome weeknight meals and junk food – we make mean desserts too. This cheesecake is the perfect balance of coconut, vanilla and creaminess. Let us know what you think in the comments!
Vegan Baked Cheesecake
For the base:
- 300 g hobnob biscuits or oat biscuits
- 100 g vegan butter
For the cheesecake mix:
- 200 g vegan cream cheese
- 1 cup cashew cream
- 1 cup coconut cream
- 1 tablespoon cornflour
- 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil melted
- 1 pinch salt
- ⅔ cup maple syrup
- Make the cashew cream by soaking them in hot water for at least an hour and then blend.1 cup cashew cream
- Whizz the hobnobs (or oat biscuits) up in a blender until crumbed.300 g hobnob biscuits
- Melt the vegan butter.100 g vegan butter
- Combine with the biscuit crumbs.
- Prepare an 8" springboard cake tine with parchment paper.
- Spoon the mixture into the tin and press down with a jam jar (or the bottom of a cup measurer) until compact and evenly spread.
- Bake on gas mark 4 for 5 minutes (leave to cool out of the oven when this time is up).
- While the base bakes put all of the cheesecake mix into the blender and whizz up until smooth.200 g vegan cream cheese, 1 cup cashew cream, 1 cup coconut cream, 1 tablespoon cornflour, 2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 2 teaspoon lemon juice, 1 pinch salt, ⅔ cup maple syrup, 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- Pour the mixture on top of the base – it will be quite runny at this point, so don't worry, that's right.
- Bake on gas mark 4 for 50 minutes.
- When you remove the cheesecake it will still be a bit wobbly in the middle – this is OK.
- Leave to cool overnight – for around 8 hours, when you wake up it will be perfectly set!
- Serve with your favourite fruit – we chose raspberries because the tartness complements the sweet vanilla.