Ani's Raw Food Dessert


Ani's Raw Food Desserts:


Blueberry Cheesecake!!!



Personally, I'm not a cheesecake fan but this was wonderful! The sweetness of the berries was a great combination for the tartness of the cake. It was simple, easy, and only required a few hours to firm up.

I substituted blueberries for strawberries. Mmmm!  I highly recommend using a spring from pan for presentation. Firmly pressing the crust will insure a secure form for the cake's structure.

In my opinion, this isn't an inexpensive dish. It calls for quite a bit of nuts (cashews and almonds) and some dates as well as lemons, coconut oil (which i stubstituted for flavor and olive oil), etc.

It would definitely find approval  at a gathering of friends/family raw or non-raw.

4 comments:

Audrey said...

I have Ani's first book and I love it. This cheesecake sounds really good! I used to love regular (dairy-laden) cheesecake, but my desire for it has waned over the years--mostly because it is just so heavy. Now that I don't eat dairy I'm eager to try my hand at making a plant-based cheesecake.

ItVeganAtGenesis said...

Well Audrey, you're really going to like this. Me daughter and I finished off the rest for breakfast- So yummy! The colder the better! I really like Ani's Raw Food Dessert Prepbook. Every dish has been a success.

Michal said...

Wow I have both of Ani's books and Ive never even looked twice at this recipe! I will so be adding this to my to make list :)

ItVeganAtGenesis said...

Michal, it's the recipe for strawberry cheezecake. You're going to love it (I hate tartness so I didn't add the lemon zest, and I'm allergic to coconut so I added flavor and replaced coconut oil with olive oil)

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