Diabetic Gluten Free, Cheesecake Recipe

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Diabetic Gluten Free, Cheesecake

Paul Bushay

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@chefbunyan

Garnish with berries if you like. Or, if you prefer, use almond extract instead of vanilla in the topping, and garnish with toasted, slivered almonds.

* If you're making this for someone with celiac disease, be sure to double-check all the ingredients labels on the products you use. Sometimes "light" versions of dairy products contain added fillers that may have traces of gluten.

** Allowing to cool slowly in the oven helps prevent the top of the cake from developing deep cracks.

** You will also notice there is no crust this is to make this gluten free.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CHEESECAKE:

1
grapeseed oil cooking spray
4 large
eggs , separated
2
egg whites
1/4 c
splenda blend
1 tsp
fresh lemon juice
1 pinch
salt
3 c
cream cheese, light, classic (or ricotta, drained)
1/2 tsp
fresh lemon zest , grated

TOPPING

1/3 c
sour cream
1 Tbsp
splenda blend
2 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
2
Line the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan with parchment paper or grease with butter.
3
Spray just a bit with grapeseed oil cooking spray.
4
Separate eggs, and beat egg whites with salt until stiff.
5
Beat together Splenda blend and the egg yolks until thick.
6
Add lemon juice.
7
With the mixer on a low-medium setting, beat in the cream cheese, a little at a time, until incorporated and fluffy.
8
Add a small amount of the egg whites, plus grated lemon zest, and mix in gently.
9
Gently fold the cream cheese mixture into the remaining egg whites.
10
Pour mixture into pan. Give a little shake to make it level.
11
Bake for 10 minutes at 400 degrees
12
Reduce temperature to 300 degrees F and bake for another 40 minutes.
13
When the top of the cake is set, turn off the oven and keep the oven door closed. Allow to cool for another hour in the oven.
14
Remove and continue to cool on a wire rack.
15
Whisk together remaining ingredients (sour cream, Splenda blend, and vanilla) .
16
Spread on top of the cheesecake.
17
BAKING NOTE: It is best to bake this guy in a water bath

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy