Raw Hazelnut Cacao Cheesecake

  • Gluten/Dairy Free

  • Paleo

  • Vegan/Raw

  • High Protein

  • Contains Cacao Butter

For a delicious treat that is healthy to eat you just can't go past our Raw Hazelnut and Cacao Cheesecake. The goodness of Cacao and Cacao butter make it a rich antioxidant delight. 

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Ingredients for Crust:

  • 1 Cup Hazelnut Meal
  • 1/3 Cup Loving Earth Cacao Powder 
  • 3 Tblsp Maple Syrup
  • Pinch Celtic Sea Salt

Ingredients for Filling:

  • 2 Cups Raw Cashew Nuts (pre-soaked for 4-6hrs)  
  • 100g Melrose Hazelnut Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Big Tree Farms TRU RA Cacao Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Big Tree Farms Coconut Nectar - Amber
  • 1/2 Cup Big Tree Farms TRU RA Cacao Powder
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • Pinch Celtic Sea Salt

Topping:

  • Big Tree Farms Wonder Chocolate 73% Cacao

Method for Crust:

Blend all ingredients in food processor until fine. Press into the bottom of a spring form pan and set aside.

Method for Filling:

In the food processor, blend Cashews, Coconut Nectar, Water and Sea Salt until it becomes a fine paste. Add Cacao, Hazelnut Butter and Cacao Butter and blend until well combined. Pour/Spoon into pan and place in freezer for 2-4 hours or fridge overnight.

Topping:

To serve, melt the Wonder Chocolate and pour over whole cheesecake or each individual piece and top with some chopped raw hazelnuts, Big Tree Farms TRU RA Cashew-Cacao Clusters, or Big Tree Farms TRU RA Sweet Cacao Nibs.