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Raw Chocolate and Caramel Cheesecake Recipe

Raw Choc Caramel Cheesecake

Raw Choc Caramel Cheesecake

This gorgeous dessert is jam-packed with goodness, providing calcium and magnesium, which are vital for maintaining bone health and preventing osteoporosis.

Serves: 6–8



  • Base
  • 1 cup roasted almonds
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 7 medjool dates, pitted
  • ¼ cup raw cacao powder

  • Filling
  • 1½ cup cashews, soaked overnight or for 4 hours then drained
  • 3 tbsp almond butter
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • ¼ tbsp coconut milk

  • Caramel
  • 9 medjool dates, pitted, soaked & drained
  • ¼ cup coconut milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste or extract
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 100g good-quality dark chocolate
  • Roughly chopped almonds, for topping
  1. Place base ingredients in blender or food processor and pulse to dough-like consistency.
  2. Line round cake tin with baking paper. Press mixture into cake tin evenly and place in freezer.
  3. Add filling ingredients to blender or food processor and blend to smooth consistency. Pour over base and return to freezer.
  4. Add caramel ingredients to blender or food processor and blend until well combined. Pour over cashew nut filling. Place in freezer for 2 hours until set.
  5. Melt chocolate and drizzle over cake and sprinkle with chopped almonds.
  6. Tip: Pour melted chocolate into a small zip-lock bag and cut a small piece off one end. This makes for easy decorating.


Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .