Chocolate Mocha Spice Vegan Cheesecake

Chocolate Mocha Spice Vegan Cheesecake

Recipe contributed by Joey's Plate

Serves 8-10

INGREDIENTS:

Crust

  • ½ cup raw almonds
  • ½ cup raw walnuts
  • 6 Medjool dates, chopped
  • 1 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp cacao nibs
  • 1 tbsp ground coffee
  • 2 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of sea salt

Chocolate mousse layer

  • 1 cup raw cashews, soaked for two hours and drained
  • 5 Medjool dates, chopped
  • ½ cup plant-based milk
  • ¼ cup irish moss, soaked overnight, well rinsed and drained
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup cacao powder
  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil (neutral taste)
  • 1 tbsp freshly ground coffee
  • 3 tbsp cacao butter, melted
  • 3 tbsp coconut cream (solid top layer from unshaken refrigerated can)

 Spiced vanilla layer

  • ½ cup fresh young coconut meat
  • 6 tbsp fresh coconut water
  • ¼ cup coconut cream
  • ½ cup cashews, soaked for two hours and drained
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp irish moss, soaked overnight, well rinsed and drained
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp freshly ground cardamon 
  • 5 tbsp melted coconut oil (neutral taste)

Spiced cacao powder

  • 2 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 2 tbsp mesquite powder
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg

DIRECTIONS:

 Crust

  1. In a high speed food processor combine nuts, cacao nibs and coffee, pulse until coarse.
  2. Add Medjool dates, maple syrup, cacao powder, vanilla extract and sea salt, pulse until it well mixed.
  3. In a medium sized cake mold, evenly press crust mixture, set in the freezer while preparing the other layers

Chocolate mousse layer

  1. In a high speed blender, combine all ingredients except coconut oil and cacao butter and blend well.
  2. Add coconut oil and cacao butter, blend until smooth.
  3. Pour mixture over crust and set in freezer for a minimum of 30 minutes

Spiced Vanilla Layer

  1. In a high speed blender, combine all ingredients except coconut oil and blend well.
  2. Add coconut oil and blend until smooth.
  3. Pour finished mixture over chocolate mousse layer and set in freezer minimum 4 hours.
  4. Set aside ¼ of mixture for decorating (optional).

Spiced Cacao Powder

  1. In a small bowl combine all ingredients and mix well.
  2. Lightly sprinkle spiced mixture on top of spiced vanilla layer.

Using a piping kit decorate the cake using the spiced vanilla icing. Garnish with chopped cacao nibs, coffee beans and vegan chocolates.

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