Diabetic Gluten Free, Cheesecake

Diabetic Gluten Free, Cheesecake Recipe

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Paul Bushay

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Diabetic Gluten Free, Cheesecake

Step-by-Step

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

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About Diabetic Gluten Free, Cheesecake

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




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