Best Ever Gluten-free No-Bake Cheesecake

Best Ever Gluten-free No-Bake Cheesecake


This no-bake cherry cheesecake delivers the goods. Photo: CC–Ken’s Oven

Celiac.com 04/29/2017 – Spring is cherry blossom season, which means that actual cherries are still far enough off that we’ll have to leave their deliciousness ahead, and turn to their canned cousins for this recipe. Turns out, that’s not a bad thing. Canned cherries make a tasty cornerstone to this super quick, super-easy no-bake cheesecake. Enjoy!


Ingredients:

  • 1½ cups fresh ground almond meal 

  • ⅓ cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 

  • ⅓ cup butter, melted

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese 

  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice 

  • ⅓ cup white sugar
  • Canned cherries, for topping, as desired
 


Directions:
In a small bowl, stir together the almond meal, brown sugar and cinnamon.

Add melted butter and mix well.

Press into the bottom of an 8 or 10 inch springform pan.

Chill until firm.

In a medium bowl, beat together the cream cheese and lemon juice until soft.

Add whipping cream and beat with an electric mixer until batter becomes thick.

Add the sugar and continue to beat until stiff.

Pour into chilled crust, and top with pie filling.

Chill several hours or overnight.

Just before serving, remove the sides of the springform pan.

Top with cherries and serve chilled to people you really like.

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Jefferson Adams

Jefferson Adams is a freelance writer living in San Francisco. His poems, essays and photographs have appeared in Antioch Review, Blue Mesa Review, CALIBAN, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Huffington Post, the Mississippi Review, and Slate among others.

He is a member of both the National Writers Union, the International Federation of Journalists, and covers San Francisco Health News for Examiner.com.

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Published at Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:30:00 +0000

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