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Chocolate Orange Cheesecake (Raw, Vegan) Recipe

Chocolate, Orange and walnuts – one of the best combos! All packed in a smooth cheesecake.

cheesecakeIngredients (for a 22 cm Ø spring-form pan)

for the crust:

150g ground walnuts/hazelnuts
4 tbsp date puree
a splash of lemon juice
a pinch of salt

for the cheese layer:

2 oranges
150g cashews
4 tbsp coconut butter or cocoa butter for a firmer texture
3 tbsp cocoa powder
3 to 4 tbsp maple syrup

Soak the cashews for 3 to 4 hours.

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For the crust mix the nuts with the date puree and top it off with a little lemon juice and/or salt.  Roll the dough or press it into the spring-form (use parchment paper or clear film).

Fillet the oranges.

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Mix all the ingredients in a blender and pour into the spring-form pan.

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Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or freeze for at least 1 hour. Remove from the freezer 30 minutes before serving. Garnish with walnuts, cocoa powder and fresh orange slices. This orange Chocolate Cheesecake stays fresh for a couple of days. Enjoy!

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