Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Paleo Nut Cup Cheese Cake 80%

Brianna really challenged me on this one; but turned out as Killer Dessert! She's Lucky it was a Special Occasion.  There were 4 total layers and the Candy Nut Cups have 3 layers themselves.  And full disclosure; this recipe use Nuefenchatal Cream Cheese.  

Bear with the steps!
Step 1 make Nut Cups.

Paleo Chocolate Nut Cups

Ingredients Chocolate Shell:

Enjoy Life Chips 1 1/2 cups
Coconut Oil 1/3 cup 
Vanilla 1 1/2 tablespoons

Ingredients Nut Filling:
Almond Butter 1 cup
Coconut Oil 2 tablespoons 
Agave/Honey 4 tablespoons
Almond Flour 2 tablespoons
Vanilla 1 teaspoon 
Sea Salt 1 teaspoon

Melt Chocolate Shell ingredients in either double burner or microwave until smooth and creamy (no lumps). Layer 1 teaspoon into paper lined mini cup cake tin or candy mold. Freeze until completely firm.

Then melt Nut Filling ingredients ever so slightly until mixture is blended but thick. Layer filling center on top of Chocolate bottom; then freeze until firm.

Repeat Chocolate Shell on top; freeze until firm.

Alternate Darker Chocolate Shell:
Cocoa Powder 1/2 cup
Coconut Oil 3/4 cup
Agave/Honey 4 tablespoons
Vanilla 1 tablespoon 

Same thing melt then layer.  Store in refrigerator while go to next step. 

Step 2 make the Crust.

Ingredients Crust:
Almonds 1 cup
Dates 1 cup
Cocoa Powder 1/2 cup
Raisins 1/4 cup
Coconut Oil 2 tablespoons 
Vanilla 1 teaspoon 

Pulse in food processor until fine ground and thick dough forms.  Press into 9x9 cheese cake pane lined with plastic wrap then place in refrigerator while moving to next step.

Step 3 make the Creamy Nut Filling.

Ingredients Creamy Nut Filling:
Nufenchatal Cream Cheese 16 oz
Coconut Milk 3/4 cup
Almond Butter 1/2 cup
Agave/Honey/Maple 1/2 cup 
Vanilla 2 tablespoons 
Arrowroot Powder 2 tablespoons 

Whisk in standing or with hand mixer until light and fluffy.  Spoon on top of Crust and place in freezer while you go to next step.

Step 4 make the Choclate Ganache. 

Ingredients Ganache: 
Coconut Oil 1/2 cup organic melted 
Agave/Honey/Maple 4 tablespoons 
Cocoa Powder 3 tablespoons
Vanilla 1 tablespoon 

Mix all Ganache ingredients until smooth.  Drizzle all over top of Creamy Nut Filling.  Chop up several Nut Cups and place on top of the Ganache.  Cover with rest of plastic wrap and put in refrigerator at least 2-4 hours to firm up before slicing.  Served with Almond Butter drizzle.  This Cake was SO damn good!!!  

1 comment:

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