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Raw Açai Mini Cheesecakes [Vegan]

These adorable mini cheesecake cupcakes have got that creamy, authentic flavor down pat. It's all thanks to the magical combination of cashews, lemon juice, and dates. Açai offers the perfect fruity note to balance out the citrusy lemon flavors.

Raw Acai Mini Cheesecakes [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Raw VeganVegan


For the Crust:

  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup dates
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil (optional)
  • Pinch of salt

For the Cheesecake:

  • 2 cups raw cashews soaked
  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 4 soaked dates
  • 1 teaspoon açai powder
  • 1 lime juiced
  • Pinch of salt

For the Coconut Cream:

  • 2 cups young coconut meat
  • 4 dates
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • Pinch of salt


To Make the Crust:

  1. Put all crust ingredients in a blender pulse several times.
  2. Press mixture into mini cupcakes form.

To Make the Cheesecake:

  1. Blend ingredients for cream and add mixture to the crust.
  2. Put in the freezer for at least 3 hours.
  3. Blend all ingredients for coconut cream until very smooth and creamy.
  4. This may take 5-7 minutes.
  5. Chill for 20 minutes before using.
  6. Top cupcakes with coconut cream and serve.






Lena Ksanti is a Recipe Developer and Nutritionist in PureVeganFood. She wants to show how fresh, healthy and exciting raw vegan dishes can be created with ease and to inspire others to make healthier food choices. Lena was featured in The Huffington Post as one of the “17 Vegan Instagram Accounts You Should Definitely Be Following” in February 2015. The Healthy Mama Magazine featured Lena as a contributor in several editions in 2015. Lena teaches healthy-living cooking classes and counsels clients around the country to help them become more energetic, radiant and vibrant. Lena is a graduate of Cornell University’s Plant-Based Nutrition Program based on Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s The China Study. She was trained in Matthew Kenney Raw Culinary School. Lena is the author of PureVeganFood: Desserts. Nutritious Naturally Delicious Raw Delights, creator of MyPureVeganFood. and she lives with her husband and two kids in Laguna Beach, California. For ebooks and classes by Lena Ksanti, visit her blog



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14 comments on “Raw Açai Mini Cheesecakes [Vegan]”

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Vegan Fitness, Travel and Leisure
8 Months Ago

Looks wonderful!

Suzanne Marcella Learned Camarillo
8 Months Ago

Edward :-)

Julia Steel
8 Months Ago

Disgusting !

Steve Pullati
8 Months Ago

Rachel Schulmeister you

Rachel Schulmeister
06 Feb 2016

Need to make these then do yoga

Rosie Hoberg
8 Months Ago

Lachlan McNeven

Sabrina Fernandez
8 Months Ago

Kea Bankes

Kea Bankes
06 Feb 2016

Let's do it!

Sabrina Fernandez
06 Feb 2016

Kea Bankes we shall!

Lynsanity Garaghty
8 Months Ago

Ivanna Maldonado Pyhmivongh Molly Pos

Inge Bothma
8 Months Ago

Dianne Jones Slick

Dianne Jones Slick
06 Feb 2016

is this a subtle hint? lol Inge Bothma

Lesley Sorridimi
8 Months Ago

I'm making these tomorrow.

Muhamad Ihwani
8 Months Ago

I like this post: These adorable mini cheesecake cupcakes have got that creamy, authentic flavor down pat! ~~> http://goo.gl/fgk9YZ


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