recipe September 26 2016 by Bobby
We can’t get enough of the fruity flavor of acai! It’s the perfect superfood addition to a add a nutritional boost to a smoothie or baked treats! Not sure how to cook with acai powder? We got creative in the kitchen and created this deliciously vegan acai cheesecake.skip to the recipe
To create a nut mix base, blend pecans in a food processor with half of the dates, the seeds from the vanilla pod and cacao nibs. Combine until it’s a smooth consistency and sticky texture. Tip: Add a little water if more moisture is needed
Press the nut blend firmly into the base of the cake tin with a spatula.
Next blend the cashews, banana’s and the rest of the dates into a smooth paste.
Add the coconut oil and tahini to the banana and cashew paste and blend more.
Next add the fresh blueberries, raspberries and strawberries into the food processor and blend together with the cashew and banana paste. Add the acai powder and blend until smooth. Tip: Save a few pieces of fruit for garnishing.
Pour the mixture over the nut base in the cake tin and place in the fridge for 1-2 hours or until firm.
Garnish the cheesecake with the remaining fruit and mint leaves. Let the cake defrost 5-10 mins before serving.
By Bobby, graze taste expert.
Taste expert Bobby is always coming up with new snack ideas (you can thank him for our delicious popcorn). He specialises in sustaining savoury snacks packed with plant protein.
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