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April 10, 2014

Clean cheesecake with vanilla. Recipe. Healthy || The Smoothie Lover

I turned 18 yesterday. Say what?! I can’t believe it. I’m practically an adult now. Wow.

I had a wonderful day. Nice and quiet actually. My parents, brother and dog woke me up in the morning (we always wake the birthday child or -parent by singing a birthday song), then I opened the presents from them. I was actually quite surprised I got some, since the present from my parents this year is my drivers license (which is immensely expensive here in Denmark).

School ended early, so I went to Copenhagen to go have luck with my mother. All of my friends were busy yesterday and my mom didn’t have time to get home early, so we had lunch at a little cafe close to her office.

In the afternoon I went for a run and the day ended at Meyer’s Madhus (Meyer’s Food House) with my mother, father and brother. Meyer is a Danish chef, cookbook author and much more. My big food-idol!

Clean cheesecake with vanilla. Recipe. Healthy || The Smoothie Lover

Clean cheesecake with vanilla. Recipe. Healthy || The Smoothie Lover

If I hadn’t already eaten this entire cake it’d definitely be my birthday cake yesterday ;)

I love cheesecake and when I saw the recipe on clean cheesecake over at Honey & Figs (wonderful blog BTW – if you haven’t already, go check it out) I had to make it. So I told my dad to buy cottage cheese. So he brought 250 grams… Well, the recipe calls for 750, soooo I couldn’t exactly make that one ;)

Instead I used the idea of adding cottage cheese and made my own cheesecake instead. Still healthy and all natural.

Clean cheesecake with vanilla. Recipe. Healthy || The Smoothie Lover





Preheat oven to 180°C/ 360°F

Start by making the crust: Pace oats and almonds in a food processor and blend until it turns into flour. Add in the rice flour and pulse for 5 seconds. Then add in the coconut oil and honey and blend until well mixed. Make the dough stick together by adding in the water.

Spread the dough out into a 8 inch/ 20cm round spring form and bake for 5 minutes.

Now make the filling: Place cottage cheese in a food processor and blend until it becomes smooth. Add in the rest of the ingredients and pulse until combined. Pour into the spring form and bake the cake for approx. 1 hour.

Let cool outside the oven for half an hour. Then cover and transfer to the fridge and let the cake cool completely (about two hours).

Serve chilled.


15 responses to “Clean Cheesecake”

  1. Happy Birthday Josefine!! I’m glad to know you had such a lovely day! And congrats on getting the drivers license – it’s so darn expensive here as well :–(
    The cheesecake looks incredible and so so delicious! I’m so glad you liked the idea! x

  2. Happy Birthday Josefine!!! Lol I didn’t get my license until I was.. Well I will leave that for another time! Congrats! I love a clean cheesecake. What a lovely treat for your birthday. :)

  3. Happy Birthday! It sounds like a wonderful day! The cheesecake looks awesome. I’ve never had a clean cheesecake – only the bad stuff hehe :)

  4. Glad to hear you had a nice birthday – sounds like a lovely relaxing day :) This cheesecake sounds perfect, and looks AMAZING – yum! I love how healthy it sounds too. x

  5. Happy Birthday!!! This cake looks so yummy :) I’m really craving cheesecake now!

  6. Really glad you hear you had a great birthday! Well done on passing our driving theory- I’ve also still got to sit the practical to get my full licence!- very stressful! The cheesecake looks super divine, as always! :)

  7. Mary Frances says:

    Congrats and happy birthday! Passing the driving test is no small feat. Neither is making a cheesecake like this! The serving size is one, right? ;) Consuelo’s blog is so fun, I have to agree!

  8. Happy birthday girl! Welcome to adulthood ;) haha oh and that cheesecake looks perfect :)

  9. Jana says:

    This cake looks so good! And there are oats, my favorite, in the crust – i think i’ll make this cake tomorrow.

    I wish you a happy 18th birthday!

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