Tiramisu Cheesecake

A low carb tiramisu cheesecake recipe that is easy to make.

A low carb tiramisu cheesecake recipe that is easy to make.

Ingredients
BASE

  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup erythritol low carb sweetener
  • 1/2 cup butter unsalted & softened
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 2 tablespoons coffee
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons rum optional

CHEESECAKE

  • 8 oz mascarpone cheese
  • 16 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup erythritol
  • 1/3 cup coffee
  • 1/4 cup rum optional

TOPPING

  • 3/4 cream heavy/whipping
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder unsweetened


Instructions
BASE

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • Beat the eggs and erythritol in a bowl until blended and light in colour.
  • Add the butter and mix until blended
  • Add the remaining ingredients and whisk until the mixture is smooth and is an even chocolate colour.
  • Place the mixture into a greased, parchment line spring form cake tin (I use an 8 inch size tin)
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes until firm.
  • Remove from the oven and sprinkle the rum over the sponge.
  • Set aside to cool

CHEESECAKE

  • In a bowl, beat the cream cheese and mascarpone together until the mixture is smooth.
  • Add the erythritol, coffee and rum and mix until smooth
  • Spoon on top of the cake base then place in the fridge for at least 3 hours or overnight to set.

TOPPING

  • Whip the cream until thick peaks
  • Pipe the cream on top of the cheesecake.
  • Using a sieve, gentle cover the cream with the cocoa powder, shaking it over evenly.