Raw Chocolate Orange Cheesecake | Recipe

Refreshing fruity no-bake cheesecake

Text:
Katharina Kuhlmann

Photography:
Holly Jade

19 July 2018

Our today’s recipe is for a great cake, for which you do not even need a oven. The cake is sweetened only with dates and maple syrup. The curd cheese in the cheese layer is replaced by soaked cashew nuts. Decorated and refined with the best organic chocolate - a real pleasure.

Ingredients

For a cake tin with Ø 20 cm


For the base:

210 g

hazelnuts

100 g

pitted and de-stoned dates

2 tbsp

cocoa powder

40 g

VIVANI Fine Dark 75 % Cocoa

1 tbsp

melted coconut oil

1 pinch

salt

For the orange layer:

200 g

soaked cashew nuts

1 tsp

vanilla extract

juice

of 2 large oranges

zest

of 2 large oranges

110 ml

melted coconut oil

1 / 4 cup

maple syrup

For the decoration:

some

orange slices

some

orange zests

some

VIVANI Cavi Quick

some

VIVANI Fine Dark Orange


making

waiting / cooling time
5 - 8 hours (or overnight)

level of difficulty
easy

01

The Cashew Nuts need to be soaked overnight in water. Just make sure the water is covering the Nuts.

02

To make the base line a cake tin with grease proof paper.

03

In a food processor / blender, add in the hazelnuts, de-stoned dates, cocoa powder, melted chocolate, coconut oil and salt. Whizz up on high until like breadcrumbs.

04

Firmly press the mixture into the lined tin and pop into the freezer.

05

To make the orange layer drain the cashew nuts and pop them into a food processor / blender along with the vanilla extract, orange juice, orange zest, melted coconut oil and maple syrup. Allow to blend on high speed for around 5 - 8 minutes, until smooth.

06

Pour the creamy orange layer onto the base and pop the tray back into the freezer to set. Allow the cheesecake to set fully. This will take around 5 - 8 hours or overnight.

07

To serve, defrost the cheesecake for around 15 - 20 minutes until fully defrosted.

08

Decorate the cheesecake with some orange slices, a sprinkle of orange zest, a dusting of instant chocolate powder and melted chocolate.


Fine Dark 75 % Cocoa

Panama Cocoa | vegan | with coconut blossom sugar

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Cavi Quick

Instant chocolate powder | vegan

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Fine Dark Orange

70 % Cocoa | with ethereal orange oil | vegan

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