Black Forest Cheesecake

Apr 10, 2019 | Recipes

Enjoy this light and delicious cheesecake that is sure to become a favourite. It’s low in sugar and Gluten Free!


  • 250 grams of Gluten Free Biscuits
  • 500 grams of Soft Cream Cheese (or Ricotta Cheese)
  • 4 Free Range Eggs
  • 3 Tbsp of Vanilla Extract
  • 3 Tbsp of Pure Maple Syrup
  • 1 lemon (Juice and Rind)
  • 200 grams of Frozen Cherries
To serve
  • 100 grams 70% dark chocolate
  • Seasonal fruits
Serves 8-10



  1. Crush and press gluten free biscuits into the base of a 25cm spring form pan
  1. Place filling ingredients (except frozen cherries) into a food processor and blitz together until velvety smooth
  2. Stir in the frozen cherries
  3. Bake in the oven at 160⁰ for approximately 40 minutes or until just starting to set
  4. Place in fridge to cool overnight
  5. Grate dark chocolate and place seasonal fruits on top to serve

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