Raw Chocolate Vegan Cheesecake Recipe

Raw Chocolate Vegan Cheesecake Recipe

Access to a collection of healthy and delicious recipes is one of the many benefits of being a Planted Places member. Our resident chef Robin Joy gave us this fabulous recipe for a raw chocolate vegan cheesecake, and now we're sharing it with you. Let us know if you make it!

Raw Chocolate Vegan Cheesecake Recipe – The Happy Food Chef Robin Joy


  • 2 1/2 cups macadamia nuts or cashews - soak for at least one hour in water- rinse and drain
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder
  • 2/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup water
  • Strawberries and/ or raspberries
  • Fresh sprigs of mint for garnish


Step 1


Put everything in Vitamix, Blendtec, or another blender and blend until perfectly smooth.

Step 2

Pour into a springform or other glass or stainless dish depending on how thick you want the cheesecake to be, and put it in the freezer until 15-30 before serving. 

Step 3

Keep refrigerated or return to freezer until next serving.

Step 4

When ready to serve top with fresh strawberries and/ or raspberries!

How to cut Strawberries

Blending Ingredients

Cheesecake mix in pan Details

Cheesecake Tasting and Review