Low Carb Chocolate Cheesecake

Low Carb Chocolate Cheese Cake

A low carb chocolate cheesecake with an almond flour crust.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 2oz 60% cacao chocolate
  • 3 - 8 ounce packages softened cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla cream liquid stevia (Whole Foods House Brand)
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 recipes almond flour pie crust

Note

Use whipping (heavy) cream, NOT whipped cream.  Stir the cocoa in with a spoon first so it doesn't poof up when you turn on the mixer.  Make the almond flour pie crust first and refrigerate while you make the filling.  Read about stevia before you start.

Directions

Step 1 Preheat oven to 325°
Step 2 Heat cream and chocolate in a small saucepan, stirring constantly until chocolate is melted. Remove from heat and set aside.
Step 3 Beat cream cheese and stevia until smooth.
Step 4 Add cocoa, beat well.
Step 5 Add eggs and beat on low until just blended.
Step 6 Stir in vanilla and chocolate/whipped cream mixture.
Step 7 Use the heel of your hand to spread the pie crust in a 9" pie pan to a thickness of about 1/2 cm.
Step 8 Pour filling into pie shell.
Step 9 Bake 45-50 minutes until center is almost set.
Step 10 Allow to cool completely before serving.
Step 11 Beat cream cheese and stevia until smooth.

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