July 30th is National Cheesecake Day! What better way to celebrate than making your own vegan cheesecake? But don’t settle for just any vegan cheesecake. Try one of these delicious chocolate cheesecakes! Each one has decadent layers of chocolate, cream, fruit, or nuts––what more could you want?

Whether you’re going to celebrate or not, you’ll want to make one of these 15 vegan chocolate cheesecake recipes from our Food Monster App!


1. Tri-Layer Chocolate Cheesecake

Tri-Layer Chocolate Cheesecake

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The only thing you need to bake for this Tri-Layer Chocolate Cheesecake by Gretchen Price is the brownie base! This can be made ahead of time and then boom, cheesecake time. OR you don’t have to use a base at all and this will still be absolutely delicious. Save a move and be efficient in your summer baking strategy with this decadent, gorgeous, but simple tri-layer chocolate cheesecake. 

2. Strawberry Lemonade Chocolate Cheesecake

Vegan Gluten-free Strawberry Lemonade Chocolate Cheesecake

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This Strawberry Lemonade Chocolate Cheesecake by Plant Tribe is eye candy in itself. The bright colors will seduce you into indulging in this creamy dark chocolate cheesecake with a sweet strawberry lemonade filling. It’s the perfect summer treat. Do you need anymore convincing?


3. No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake

No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake [Vegan]

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This is one of those recipes that WOWS non-vegans. It also has nut-free and gluten-free options. Wahoo! This No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake by Aileen Metcalf going to be a huge hit at your next party. No one will be able to taste the secret ingredient: avocado


4. Mini Mint Chocolate Cheesecakes

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If you’re looking for a healthy and refreshing, yet decadent dessert, make these Mini Mint Chocolate Cheesecakes by Cruelty Free Family your next mission in the kitchen! These mini chocolate cheesecakes are made with oats, almonds, cashews, mint extract, spirulina, and coconut oil, among other good-for-you ingredients. Talk about a superfood dessert!


5. No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake With Cashew Chantilly Cream

No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake With Cashew Chantilly Cream with raspberries on top

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Easy to make and decadently delicious, this No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake With Cashew Chantilly Cream by VEGANIZE IT! can satisfy anyone’s chocolate craving. Best of all, there’s no need to heat the oven. It’s served with a delectable cashew chantilly cream — essentially, a fancy name for whipped cream, and topped with fresh raspberries.

6. Orange Chocolate Cheesecake

Orange Chocolate Cheesecake

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Slice into this heavenly Orange Chocolate Cheesecake by Amber St. Peter
for a whirlwind of interesting flavors. The hint of orange among the chocolate adds a unique touch to this delicious cheesecake.

7. No-Bake Cherry Chocolate Cheesecake 

No-Bake Cherry Chocolate Cheesecake [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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This No-Bake Cherry Chocolate Cheesecake by Maya Sozer is definitely a chocolate lover’s cherry cheesecake. The dark chocolate and cherry combination is already divine, but it somehow manages to get even better when it meets the cashew cream and hazelnut crust. Drooling enough yet?


8. Ginger Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake 

Ginger Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake

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Pumpkin, ginger, and chocolate together oh yeah! The combination of these three flavors are so perfectly balanced and one does not overpower the other. This Ginger Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake by Gretchen Price is delicious!

9. Chocolate Cheesecake

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This raw vegan Chocolate Cheesecake by Nikki Stokes is melt-in-the-mouth, lick-the-plate, go-back-for-more good. Not surprisingly, because it is insanely chocolatey – a chocolate crust, with a chocolate cheesecake filling and topped with grated chocolate.

10. Cinnamon White Chocolate Cheesecake

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This no-bake Cinnamon White Chocolate Cheesecake by Florian Nouh is an easy-to-make dessert that will stun your guests. It’s a delicious mixture of cinnamon, dates, coconut milk, cashews, and vegan white chocolate. Simply blend the ingredients for each component of this cake, layer them onto one another, and chill until set.

11. Raw Layered Espresso and Chocolate Cheesecake

Raw Layered Espresso and Chocolate Cheesecake

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This no-bake Raw Layered Espresso and Chocolate Cheesecake by Pamela Higgins can be made in advance and served on a hot sunny day as a refreshing treat. It starts with a gluten-free shortbread base, followed by creamy coffee and rich chocolate layers, and a topping of caramel-date balls with a drizzle of dark chocolate. This recipe is easy to make, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, and contains no refined sugar. Perfect for any coffee (and chocolate!) lover.

12. Raw White Chocolate Cheesecake

White Chocolate Cheesecake

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Cacao butter is the star ingredient of this decadent Raw White Chocolate Cheesecake by Hallie and Reya Tobias. The melt-in-your-mouth white chocolate filling of this raw cheesecake sits atop a nutty vanilla crust. A garnish of defrosted raspberries pairs beautifully with the rich flavors, but cacao nibs, shredded coconut, and lemon zest are other wonderful options for toppings.

13. Strawberry Chocolate Cheesecake 

Strawberry Chocolate Cheesecake

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This Strawberry Chocolate Cheesecake by Carlota Cassou is everything but a traditional cheesecake. Not only because it is dairy, egg and gluten-free, but because its amazing three layers won’t leave you indifferent. Starting from the bottom, you’ll find a sweet, soft, chocolate cookie crust. The next layer combines the creaminess of the cheese filling with the freshness of the strawberries. Finally, the hard dark chocolate layer, adds to the cake a distinctive flavor, texture, and personality.

14. German Chocolate Cheesecake 

Vegan German Chocolate Cheesecake with coconut and chocolate drizzle

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Many people are confused as to just what German chocolate is, and are surprised to find out it is merely coconut, caramel, and pecan topping (or filling for a cake). This is a super chocolate-y and creamy cheesecake piled with coconut pecan German chocolate topping. Gretchen Price‘s German Chocolate Cheesecake is delicious!

15. Raw Raspberry and Chocolate Cheesecake

Raw Raspberry and Chocolate Cheesecake

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This decadent chocolate cake sits atop a crust of dates and raw cashews and hazelnuts. The chocolate filling is smooth and creamy while raspberries add a fruity note that prevent it from being overly rich. Decorate the top with fresh raspberries and you’ve got a photo-worthy cake. This Raw Raspberry and Chocolate Cheesecake by Stefania D’Alessandro will impress everyone!

If you loved these vegan chocolate cheesecakes, make sure to check out National Blueberry Cheesecake Day: 10 Beautiful Dairy-Free Recipes, 10 Dairy-Free Options to Celebrate National Cheesecake Day, and 15 Vegan Cheesecakes Made With Summer Berries!

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