Dessert: Low Carb Treats

Choc Chip Cheesecake

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Choc Chip {Low Carb} Cheesecake w strawberries{Here’s the big one, topped with fresh strawberries and dark chocolate shavings}

 

Low Carb Choc Chip Cheesecake

This post comes with a bit of a warning label:

  • It’s so delicious you might want to eat the entire cake!
    {That’s why I only made a small one πŸ˜‰ }
  • The real evil is that you have to make a batch of my low carb brownies first – for the base πŸ˜‰
  • Ok, but seriously now – this IS a low carb dessert, but it is still quite high in carbs… So just have a little slice, I mean, you seriously do need some cake every now and then!

I made a tiny little cake, but will give you the recipe for a regular size {roughly 10 inches}.

The reason for my tiny little cake was that I made a large cheesecake {different flavour altogether} a few days before, and it wasn’t that great.
I had one tub of cream cheese left and a few stale brownies in the freezer…
I thought those might work together nicely for something…
My biggest issue with low carb cheesecakes isn’t the actual cheesecake – I mean it’s already not very sweet and you can just replace the sugar with a low carb alternative – no, it’s the base.
I really don’t like coconut and/or almond flour bases.
It’s just soggy and it doesn’t do any justice to the cake. I’d rather have a crust-less cheesecake then…

Anyways, so I was all set to make a plain vanilla cheesecake with my brownie crust, when I had a stroke of genius to add some chocolate chips {after I saw that last Friday was National Choc Chip Day in the US…}, well let me just give you the recipe already:

I wanted to do a chocolate ganache on top, but that would’ve made it even more sinful, and besides, the brownie base is extremely chocolate-y and it didn’t need anything more.

{Update: top with fresh strawberries and dark choc shavings to make it extra spectacular!}

{I think I need some of this now!! Will have to make it again soon!}

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Choc chip cheesecake

 

 

 

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  • scarletscorchdroppers
    May 20, 2015 at 3:15 am

    Well I have to say a brownie cheesecake base sounds like the best idea ever! This cheesecake looks scrummy πŸ™‚ xx

    • Heidi
      May 20, 2015 at 5:58 am

      Thanks! It WAS scrummy! πŸ˜‰
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