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Double Chocolate Cheesecake

Allergy Tree Nuts
Dietary Raw Food, Vegan, Vegetarian
Meal type Dessert, Snack
Misc Child Friendly, Freezable, Pre-preparable, Serve Cold

Ingredients

Base

  • 1 1/2 cup hazelnuts
  • 8 medjool dates (pitted)
  • 1/3 cup cacao powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 teaspoons water

Topping

  • 1 1/2 cup cashews (soaked for 2 hours)
  • 1 cup nut milk
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup agave syrup
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1 pinch salt

Equipment

Food processor
8 inch spring form cake tin
Blender

Directions

Base
Place the hazelnuts and salt in the food processor until finely ground
Add the dates and process until the mixture becomes sticky
Add the cacao and vanilla and process
Add the water if needed to make the mixture stick together
Press into the base of a 8 inch spring form cake tin
Place in the fridge to chill until the topping is ready
Topping
Place all of the ingredients, apart from the oil, into the blender and blend until smooth and creamy
Add in the oil and blend until well combined
Assembly
Pour the topping onto the base and place in the fridge for 6 hours or the freezer for 2 hours to set
Remove from the freezer 15 minutes before enjoying
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Rebecca Kane is a Raw Food Teacher, Author and Presenter. She is the author of 'Turn Your Shine On' and 'Raw Food Recipes to make you Shine Inside and Out'She works as both a kinesiologist and a raw food and life coach. Both professions allow her to help her clients
achieve excellent health and pursue their journeys of personal development. Her training and experience have led her to become a strong proponent for the raw food way of life - a fundamental key to find your true-life path, fully embrace the life you were meant to live, and reveal and connect with your divine Shine.
Rebecca is a sought-after public speaker and is regularly interviewed and featured in newspapers and magazines as well as on radio. Visit Rebecca's website, www.ShineOnRaw.com, for many of those recipes as well as additional information, news, developments, and resources.Rebecca has created the The Shining Kitchen, which is a raw food membership site that includes everything you’d expect, such as quick, easy recipes, but more importantly the focus is on Nourishment and Community, which will inspire and support YOU on your raw food journey to health and happiness .