DESSERT

CHAI VEGAN CHEESECAKE CUPS

The secret ingredient is always love !

Use this recipe as an inspirational guideline. I invite you to get creative, experiment, try new ingredients and different combos. If you don't have/like something, swap it out with something else. Taste as you go along. Trust your tastebuds and your gut...and most importantly, have fun!

Love x Mila*

VEGAN / LOW GI / NATURAL SUGAR / HIGH PROTEIN / HEALTHY FATS

This recipe is not only easy but also a gazillion times healthier than the regular cheesecake we're all familiar with! 


It's an absolute winner and very versatile, so you can make it any flavour you want - remove the spices and top it with fresh berries, chocolate or whatever you fancy! 

CHAI VEGAN CHEESECAKE CUPS

CHAI VEGAN CHEESECAKE CUPS

Ingredients

CRUST

  • 1 cup Pitted Dates

  • 1 cup Walnuts

  • 1/2 cup shredded Coconut

  • 1/2 tsp Salt

  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract

  • 1/2 tsp ground Cinnamon

  • 1/4 tsp ground Ginger

  • 1 Tbsp Coconut Oil / Optional if needed


CHEESECAKE

  • 2 cups Raw Cashews / Soaked in water overnight (or minimum 6 hours)

  • ½ cup Cashew Milk / or Coconut Milk

  • ¼ cup Coconut Oil

  • ⅓ cup dark Agave Nectar

  • 1 Lime / juiced / Add to taste

  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla Extract

  • 1 tsp Cinnamon

  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg

  • 1/4 tsp ground Ginger

  • pinch of Salt

CHAI VEGAN CHEESECAKE CUPS

Instructions

  1. For the CRUST / Combine all of the ingredients in a food processor and blitz until they come together into a sticky kind of dough. Add a bit of Coconut Oil if the mixture looks too dry and doesn't stick together.

  2. Press the mixture into your silicone cups creating a crust roughly 1cm thick.

  3. For the CHEESECAKE / In the same food processor combine all of the cheesecake ingredients and blend until the mixture is silky smooth and creamy. Take your time making sure the mixture is as smooth as possible. Add a bit more milk or oil if needed.

  4. Taste the mixture and adjust the sweetness/tartness levels to your taste.

  5. Spoon the filling into the prepared cups on top of the crust mixture.

  6. Sprinkle some chopped walnuts over the top.

  7. Place in the freezer for roughly 3 hours or until set.

  8. Before serving let it thaw at room temperature for 10 - 15 minutes.

 

ENJOY + HAPPY EATING!

Feel free to get in touch if you have any questions, comments or requests. 

I would love to hear if you've tried the recipe and what you think of it!

Love x Mila*