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Thursday

Coconut Cheesecake -- dairy free, soy free, gluten free

Ingredients
1 cup coconut flakes*
8 T of coconut oil*
1 1/2 cups water*
1 cup powdered sugar
cream from a 13 oz can of full fat, nothing else added, coconut milk
6 egg whites
1/4 teaspoon cram of tartar
1 cup almond meal
1 teaspoon coconut oil, melted


Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees F. Place water bath on lower shelf.
Mix together coconut flakes, coconut oil, and 1 1/2 cups water and let sit. *(or replace all three with pureed fresh coconut meat. -- the more you food process the coconut the smoother the final product will be.)
Whisk powdered sugar and coconut cream.
Whisk egg whites and cream of tartar to soft peaks. Mix into cream mixture.
Mix in coconut flake mixture.
Mix almond meal and 1 teaspoon coconut oil.
Press nut mixture into bottom of greased spring form pan.
Pour in coconut mixture.
Put filled spring form onto upper shelf.
Bake for 2 hours -- top will become golden brown, cover for less browning.


Please remember that this recipe is the product of the Benevolent Baker as part of the Benevolent Kitchen – who holds copyright. Please ask permission before utilizing in any manner that can be construed as printed, profit, or professional.

6 comments:

al said...

uh, egg whites aren't vegan buddy!!

Nicole -- Benevolent Baker said...

I know egg egg whites aren't vegan Al! I work with all sorts of special diets on this blog. This recipe isn't listed as Vegan, therefore egg whites are ok.

Anonymous said...

I can't wait to try this...my mom is is allergic to gluten, rice, dairy, soy...as u can image options are limited. This looks like a special treat. Thanks!

Nicole -- Benevolent Baker said...

al I hope it goes over as well at your house as it does in my neck of the woods! Let us know either way. Don't forget, please contact us with any questions or struggles -- not that we expect you to have any, just a reminder!

dairyfreebabyandme said...

Oh wow! Can't wait to try this! If I get on OK with this would you mind me sharing it with others? My blog is definitely not for profit and I would attribute the recipe completely to you.

Nicole Bubolo said...

@dairyfreebabyandme If you come across any issues with the recipe just let me know!

And yes, you may share this recipe, just please give me the courtesy of the proper credit! Thank you!