Strawberry Cashew Cheeze Cake Recipe - Tayler Silfverduk - A gluten-free and dairy-free spin on a crowd favorite. This faux cheesecake will fool even the pickiest eaters!

Strawberry Cashew Cheeze Cake Recipe

A Dairy-Free & Gluten-Free Twist on the Crowd Favorite

A dairy-free alternative to a popular crowd favorite, this faux cheesecake is delicious and easy to make! Additionally, this gluten-free and dairy-Free this Strawberry Cashew Cheeze Cake recipe offers a twist to your typical cashew cheesecake recipe. This recipe involves the use of Vital Proteins Beef Gelatin, which offers a healthy source of protein and ensures a cheesecake-like texture.

Furthermore, you know I am a sucker for minimal ingredients and this recipe is no different. Let’s be real, making crust can be an expensive and complicated affair but my 2-ingredient raw sunflower seed and date crust offers an affordable and easy alternative to other gluten-free crust varieties. This recipe is perfect for any party or event and is sure not to disappoint!

Strawberry Cashew Cheeze Cake Recipe

Course: dessert, the Fourth of July
Cuisine: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free
Servings: 8 servings


For the Cheeze Cake Filling:

  • 1 + 1/2 cups raw cashews
  • 1 can Full Fat Coconut Milk
  • 3 scoops beef gelatin
  • 1/2 cup Agave
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1/4 cup strawberry preserves
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 pinch of salt

For the Crust:

  • 1 + 1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 3/4 cup medjool dates


For The Crust

  • Let medjool dates soak until soft in hot water
  • Process dates and raw sunflower seeds together in a food processor until crumbly (Don't over process)
  • Press crust into a 9-inch spring cake pan

For the Cheese Cake Filling

  • Soak the raw cashews in boiling water for until soft (about 1 hour)
  • Once raw cashews are soft, drain them well and add them to a food processor
  • Process the soaked cashews until they form a pulp
  • Warm the agave and coconut oil over the stove top (or microwave) until coconut oil is melted
  • While processing the cashews, slowly add the melted coconut oil and agave into the cashew pulp until smooth
  • Add in vanilla, salt, and lemon juice and process well
  • Add in full-fat coconut milk and vital proteins beef gelatin into the mixture and process until well combined
  • Working quickly - pour the filling over the crust
  • Clean the food processor well and add in the strawberry preserves
  • Process the strawberry preserves until a puree forms
  • Pour the pureed strawberry preserves in a decorative manner across the cheesecake
  • Let this prepared Strawberry Cashew Cheeze Cake recipe freeze for 2-4 hours before enjoying!


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