Amanda Phillips runs the website Gorgeous Presence where she helps and inspires professional women to live a balanced and happy life. Amanda is sharing her healthy raw cheesecake recipe with us today

Healthy Raw Cheesecake

  • Author: Amanda Phillips



raw cheesecake base

  • 2 cups almond meal
  • 10 medjool dates (pitted)
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey
  • 2 tablespoons organic coconut oil

raw cheesecake filling

  • 2 cups of raw cashews, soaked in water for 2 hours
  • 1 cup organic, natural peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup organic coconut cream
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • Splash of vanilla essence or powder
  • Handful of frozen blueberries
  • Cacao nibs (for decorating – optional)


raw cheesecake base

  1. Blend all ingredients in a food processor.
  2. Press mixture evenly into the bottom of a round springform cake tin greased and lined with baking paper.
  3. Place in freezer until the filling has been prepared.

raw cheesecake filling

  1. Blend all ingredients, except the blueberries, in a food processor until smooth.
  2. Gently fold the blueberries into the mixture with a wooden spoon.
  3. Pour mixture over the top of the base and spread evenly.
  4. Press extra blueberries and cacao nibs onto the top of the cake for decoration.
  5. Set in fridge for 4 hours.


You can modify the recipe in so many ways by adding different fruits, swapping the peanut butter for a chocolate swirl made with cacao powder and cacao butter. It really is that easy to make a healthy and delicious dessert!