Vegan Golden Mylk Cheesecake
Vegan Golden Mylk Cheesecake
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Just because you’re living that vegan life (or vegan-ish life) doesn’t mean you shouldn’t indulge every now and then. That’s why we gussied up golden mylk (a popular vegan beverage known for its anti-inflammatory properties) into a silky, practically no-bake dessert. No exaggeration: This vegan golden mylk cheesecake is dangerous.

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One 9-inch cheesecake (10 servings)

Almond Crust

1 tablespoon flax meal 

1½ cups whole almonds

3 tablespoons coconut oil

2 tablespoons agave

Golden Milk Cheesecake Filling

16 ounces vegan cream cheese, at room temperature

1½ cups vegan powdered sugar

¾ cup coconut milk

1 teaspoon ground turmeric, plus more for finishing

½ teaspoon ground ginger

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Pinch black pepper

Toasted coconut flakes, for finishing

1. Make the Almond Crust: Preheat the oven to 375°F. Place a 9-inch springform pan on a baking sheet.

2. In a medium bowl, mix together 3 tablespoons water and the flax meal.

3. In the bowl of a food processor, pulse the almonds until they’re finely chopped. Transfer to the bowl with the flax mixture and mix in the coconut oil, agave and egg white until well combined.

4. Press the mixture into the base and halfway up the sides of the springform pan. Bake until the crust is lightly golden, 12 to 14 minutes. Cool completely.

5. Make the Golden Mylk Cheesecake Filling: Wipe out the bowl of the food processor. Add the cream cheese, vegan powdered sugar, coconut milk, turmeric, ginger, cinnamon and black pepper to the food processor and puree until smooth.

6. Pour the filling into the crust and transfer to the refrigerator. Chill until the filling is set, 2 to 3 hours. Leave the cheesecake chilled until you’re ready to serve.

7. To serve, dust with turmeric and serve with toasted coconut flakes.

Almond Crust

172 calories

15g fat

8g carbs

5g protein

4g sugars

Golden Mylk Cheesecake Filling

236 calories

17g fat

23g carbs

3g protein

19g sugars

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