Published On: Wed, Jan 10th, 2018

Sugar-free brownie cheesecake

A rich, fudgy sugar-free brownie topped with creamy vanilla cheesecake – this decadent dessert is a sweet treat that won’t send your blood sugars soaring. 

Sugar-free brownie cheesecake

Sugar-free brownie cheesecake

Recipe by Natvia (www.natvia.co.uk)

Serves: 9-12

GF SF EF (option) 

Ingredients

For the brownie base:

  • 125g unsalted butter
  • 125g sugar-free dark chocolate
  • 3 eggs, lightly whisked or 3 flaxseed eggs (to make a flaxseed egg, combine 1 tbs of flaxseed meal with 2 tbs water and combine)
  • 75g almond meal
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 40g cacao powder, plus extra for sprinkling
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 200g Natvia sweetener

For the cheesecake:

  • 3 Tbps gelatine
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 250g cream cheese
  • 50g Natvia sweetener
  • 250ml thickened cream
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • zest of 1 lemon

Method

Preheat oven to 180C

Make the brownie base:

  1. Heat butter and chocolate in the microwave until melted.
  2. Stir in the eggs, flour, vanilla, cacao powder, salt and Natvia.
  3. Pour into a greased and baking paper lined 20cm brownie tray and bake for 25-30 minutes. Or until a skewer inserted comes out clean. Stand until cooled.

To make the cheesecake layer:

  1. Sprinkle gelatine over ¼ cup of water in a heatproof bowl. Place the heatproof bowl in a saucepan of simmering water until gelatine is dissolved. Remove from the saucepan and keep warm.
  2. Beat vanilla, cream cheese and Natvia until smooth. Beat in cream, lemon and lemon zest until combined. Add the gelatine and beat until combined. Pour over the top of the brownie base and chill overnight or until set.
  3. Sprinkle with extra cacao powder and slice into squares.

www.natvia.co.uk

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