Super Low Carb Baked Vanilla Cheesecake

By Anna Hopkins  ,

December 20, 2018

Baked Vanilla Cheesecake Slice is a classic dessert Our version has NO added sugar and is super low carb! 2.2g carbs per piece.

This recipe is great as is or can be the base for your favourite flavoured cheesecakes.

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yields: 16 squares

Ingredients

the base

1/2 cup (60g) of Anna's Low Carb Cookie Base Mix

1 egg

1/2 cup (40g) desiccated coconut

1/3 cup (80g) melted butter

optional

Cinnamon and or ginger to taste (we used 2 heaped tablespoons of ginger for a super ginger hit)

1 tablespoon of Anna's Low Carb Icing Mix if you have a sweet tooth!

Vanilla Filling

500g (2 tubs) Cream Cheese

3 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla paste/essence

2 tablespoons of Anna's Low Carb Icing Mix

Directions

Cheesecake Base

1Combine all in a bowl then press into a lined slice tray (mine was about 25cm by 20cm)

2Bake at 160 degrees for 15 mins until golden brown.

3Allow it to cool.

Cheesecake Filling

1Soften cream cheese in the microwave

2 Then beat the eggs, vanilla, icing in with the softened cream cheese until light and fluffy

3Pour the vanilla mixture on top of the cooked slice base and bake for another 30 minutes on 160 deg.

4Remove from oven and let it cool to firm up, otherwise, it's super soft.

serving suggestions

1Serve with berries or any other cheesecake toppings. The exciting thing is that this is a vanilla base - you can go crazy with flavour additions that you add in - frozen berries, chocolate, nuts, mint essence etc.

storage

1will keep in the fridge for up to 5 days.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size55g
Calories192
Sodium130
Protein5.4
Sugar1.2
Total Fat17.6
Saturated Fat10.9
Net Carbs2.2

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