Low Carb Chocolate Cheesecake

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Shirley Makekau

By
@tutuwoman

I found this recipe on a blog and the gal who posted the recipe got it from someone else but neither posted how many carbs etc were in that cheesecake. So I typed in the name and what came up was the same recipe from about.com. Now this recipe wasn't for a chocolate cheesecake but I followed along with the bloggers instuctions to a point.. and made it tonight. I thought I had an 8 inch pan but it must have gotten left at one of my childrens house cause it wasn't to be found so I used the bigger pan and the cheesecake is not as high as it would be on the smaller one but I tasted this cheesecake and I am happy with the results. Nice smooth, creamy filling and I baked it for 60 minutes and it turned out perfect.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
16

Ingredients

this is the original recipe ingredients:
3
8 oz package of low fat cream cheese
4
eggs, room tempature
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla
1 1/2 tsp
lemon juice
1/4 c
sour cream
crust:
1 c
almond meal
2 Tbsp
butter
2 Tbsp
splenda,or whatever sugarfree sweetener you prefer
note:
carbs 2 g
fiber 1 g
protein 6 g
calories 221

How to Make Low Carb Chocolate Cheesecake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
  • 2make crust and pat it into the bottom of the spring form pan and bake 8-10 minutes and remove and let cool.
  • 3Since I was turning this recipe into a chocolate cheesecake I omitted the lemon juice and the sour cream and added 3 Tbsp of cocoa and increased the splenda by 1/3 cup or more if you like the filling sweeter.I added two 1/3 cups(you will already have the 1 1/3 cup splenda as the recipe goes so this extra splenda is used because of the cocoa. Best thing to do is taste test and get it the sweetness you prefer.. I hope I haven't confused anyone at this point! LOL
  • 4Raise the temp in the oven to 400 degrees
  • 5Put the cream cheese in a bowl and beat until fluffy.
  • 6Add other ingredients and beat until of smooth consistancy.
  • 7pour filling into the baked crust.
  • 8after putting the cheesecake in the 400 degree oven turn oven down to 200 degrees and bake 60-90 minutes, checking often after an hour. Mine was done in 60 minutes.
  • 9When cheesecake is firm to touch but slightly soft in the center remove from oven. Chill completely.

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About Low Carb Chocolate Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Desserts
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #Diabetic