Vegan Cheezecake

This is a nice, plain cheesecake that can be topped any number of ways— try using fresh fruit, fruit sauce, or even chocolate sauce. Let your imagination fly!

Serves: 10Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups vegan graham crackers crumbs
  • 1¼ cup sugar, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 6 Tbsp. vegan margarine, melted
  • 2 packages (8 oz.) vegan cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 cup mixed berries

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Place graham cracker crumbs, ¼ cup sugar, and brown sugar in a food processor. Pulse a few times to combine. Add melted margarine. Process until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press into the bottom of a springform pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool crust before adding filling.
  • Reduce oven heat to 350°F.
  • In a blender, combine cream cheese, sugar, lemon juice, and vanilla. Add cornstarch and blend until smooth. Pour into crust.
  • Bake cheesecake for 45 minutes. Cheesecake should be puffed up and lightly browned. Cool completely and refrigerate. Decorate with fresh berries and serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 10

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups vegan graham crackers crumbs
  • 1¼ cup sugar, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 6 Tbsp. vegan margarine, melted
  • 2 packages (8 oz.) vegan cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 cup mixed berries

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Place graham cracker crumbs, ¼ cup sugar, and brown sugar in a food processor. Pulse a few times to combine. Add melted margarine. Process until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press into the bottom of a springform pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool crust before adding filling.
  • Reduce oven heat to 350°F.
  • In a blender, combine cream cheese, sugar, lemon juice, and vanilla. Add cornstarch and blend until smooth. Pour into crust.
  • Bake cheesecake for 45 minutes. Cheesecake should be puffed up and lightly browned. Cool completely and refrigerate. Decorate with fresh berries and serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories390
Total Fat22g
Saturated Fat8g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium320mg
Total Carbohydrate46g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars34g
Protein3g