Indulge in a Sugar-Free Chocolate Cheesecake

Many diabetics miss indulging in delectable items like cake, but there are many sugar-free recipes that can satisfy these cravings.

If you love cheesecake – or know someone with diabetes who does – head to the kitchen to whip up this delicious sugar-free chocolate cheesecake. Take it with you to your next gathering or use it as dessert for your next dinner.

As always, follow the diet your doctor prescribed and ask about other ways you can incorporate some of your favorite dishes. Enjoy this sugar-free treat!

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 ½ cups of your favorite sugar-free cream-filled cookies

Filling:

  • 3 8 ounce packages of cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups Splenda (or your preferred sugar substitute)
  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened baking cocoa

Optional toppings (these up the sugar content!)

  • Whipped creamed
  • Fresh fruit

Cooking Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to the correct heat you usually use based on the size of your cake pan. The smaller the pan, the less time needed.
  2. Crush the cookies and mix them with the melted butter. Spread that mixture onto your cake pan.
  3. Put the pan in the oven for 10 minutes.
  4. Sift the substitute sugar and cocoa. In a separate dish, beat the cream cheese, vanilla and butter with a mixer on medium speed. Add the sugar and cocoa and beat again. Add the eggs and use low speed to mix each egg one by one. Spread this mixture over the crust
  5. Bake your cake for 45 -55 minutes. You can top with whipped cream or fruit after refrigerating for about 4 hours or during the night.
  6. Source: Food.com

    Photo by Michelle Tribe

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