Raw Cashew Dreamcake. Holy Mother of Pete. Why haven’t I done this before? I’m talking about raw cheesecake, and I suppose the reasons I haven’t made one yet now seem like silly excuses. I feel like a frickin’ kitchen magician, people. Join me. Now, I am not pretending I came up with this brilliant idea – I bet making cheesecake out of nuts has been around as long as vegans have tried making meat out of gluten. Now onto the flavouring. This is one dessert that is seriously hard to mess up. The Skinny on Coconut FatI get a lot of questions about coconut oil, as it is high in fat and people still seem to be terrified of this.
Raw Cashew DreamcakeIngredients:Crust:1/2 cup raw almonds (pecan or walnuts will also work)1/2 cup soft Medjool dates¼ tsp. sea salt Filling:1 ½ cups raw cashews, soaked for at least 5 hours, overnight is bestjuice of 2 lemonsthe seeds of 1 whole vanilla bean (or 1 tsp. alcohol-free vanilla extract)1/3 cup raw coconut oil, melted1/3 cup raw honey (solid or liquid.) Directions:1.