SUGAR-FREE PASSIONFRUIT CHEESECAKE
SERVES 12 PREP 40 MINS + CHILLING
✦ 10 pitted medjool dates ✦ 2 cups walnuts, tightly packed ✦ raspberries, strawberries or sliced mango, to decorate
✦ 500g cream cheese, softened
✦ 1 cup thickened cream
✦ ½ cup fresh ricotta
✦ ½ cup Natvia
✦ ¹⁄ cup powdered 3 gelatine
✦ ½ cup boiling water
✦ 3 passionfruit, pulped
✦ 1 tsp powdered gelatine
✦ ¼ cup boiling water
✦ ¾ cup passionfruit pulp
1 Grease and line a 22cm springform cake pan with baking paper.
2 Place dates in a heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water. Stand 5 mins. Drain. Process dates and walnuts until well combined. Press date mixture over base of prepared pan. Chill until required.
3 FILLING Process cream cheese, cream, ricotta and Natvia until combined. Sprinkle gelatine powder over water in a heatproof jug. Whisk until dissolved. Add gelatine mixture and passionfruit pulp to cream cheese mixture. Process until combined.
4 Spoon cream cheese mixture over prepared chilled base. Smooth surface. Refrigerate 3 hours until set.
5 PASSIONFRUIT JELLY
Sprinkle gelatine powder over water in a heatproof jug. Whisk until dissolved. Add passionfruit pulp. Mix well
6 Carefully pour passionfruit jelly over the top of the cheesecake. Refrigerate 1 hour until set. Serve cheesecake topped with raspberries, strawberries or sliced mango.