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{Raw} Caramel Apple Cheesecake

With the holidays in full swing, you’re likely to be interested in a tasty and creative dessert to wow friends and family. Why not try this delectable Caramel Apple Cheesecake that’s superior for the waistline and an impressive raw dessert?

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Full of fiber, Vitamin C, digestion-boosting spices, and natural sugars, it will satisfy any cravings you may have and open up a whole new world as to what’s possible with nature’s most perfect foods.

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Caramel Apple Cheesecake

{Raw, Vegan, Gluten-Free}

Preparation Time: 20 – 25 minutes

Serving Size: 8

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Crust:

2/3 Cup Almonds

1/4 Cup Pitted Dates

1/8 Cup dried Coconut

3 Tbsp finely chopped, packed dried apples

1/8 – 1/4 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp Vanilla (Alcohol-free)

 

Filling:

2 Cups peeled, diced apples

3/4 Cup Cashews

3 Tbsp Maple Syrup

1 tsp Lemon Juice

1 tsp Vanilla Extact

5 Tbsp Coconut Oil

Dash of Sea Salt

 

Caramel Sauce:

8 Medjool Dates

1 Tbsp Raw Coconut Butter

1/3 Cup + 1 Tbsp Maple Syrup

1 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract

2-4 Tbsp Date soak water

 

2-3 Apples, diced medium-size

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Directions:

1) In a food processor, grind almonds until a flour. Add remaining ingredients and pulse until a sticky texture is obtained.

2) In a cheesecake pan, sprinkle some dried coconut then press your crust evenly on top.

3) In a high-speed blender, combine all ingredients until smooth and creamy. Add a dash of water if needed for ease of blending.

4) Pour on top of your crust. Decorate with thinly sliced apples, chopped walnuts, and cinnamon.

5) Freeze for 3-4 hours. When you are ready to serve, create your raw caramel sauce by blending all ingredients in a high-speed blender until smooth.

6) After you dice your apples, mix a little of caramel sauce with the fruit and drizzle on top of your cheesecake slices.

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Without any dairy or refined sugars, this dessert is so nutritious compared to standard modern fare. Feel happy with your creation and bask in the glow of the holiday season with healthy alternatives like this.

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Enliven Your Life with Fruits and Vegetables,

XOXO Mandy