‘Nutty Love’ Cheesecake, What is Not Too Love?

Recipe and image courtesy of Vita Coco.  

‘Nutty Love’ Cheesecake

Nutty Love’ Cheesecake, What is Not Too Love? ‘Nutty Love’ Cheesecake, anyone? Hello friends, happy Friday. Are you looking forward to the weekend?

How about Valentines Day? Any fun plans? Today I have this yummy looking recipe to share with you- ‘Nutty Love’ Cheesecake from GBBO’s Selasi and Vita Coco Coconut Oil.

Perfect for Valentine’s Day treat too. Which not only tastes great but is healthier too.

With a nutty, chocolatey, date base, simple cream filling and fresh strawberry topping – it’s a great way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Plus its really easy to make.

Great British Bake Off’s Selasi
‘Nutty Love’ Cheesecake

How To Make A ‘Nutty Love’ Cheesecake:

Nutty Base Ingredients: 

30g flaked almonds

60g dried cranberries

30g cashew nuts

5 fresh dates, pitted

2-3 tbsp of melted Vita Coco Coconut Oil

150g dark chocolate, cherry and nut granola

How To Make:

1. Preheat the oven at 180 fan.

2. Whizz the almonds, cranberries, dates, cashews and granola until crumbly.

3. Line the base of an 8cm spring form tin with parchment paper.

4. Fill the tin with the whizzed mix, level the top and bake for 15 minutes.

5. Allow cooling once baked.

Cream Filling Ingredients:

240ml half fat extra thick cream

225g crème fraiche

50g icing sugar

Decoration Ingredients:

50g grated milk/dark chocolate

1 Punnet of perfect fresh strawberries


1. Cut a ‘v’ on top from the stalk end of each strawberry to create a heart shape. Discard the stalk.

2. For the cream filling, begin to whip the cream with half the sugar until stiff peaks form, making sure you do not over whip.

3. Beat crème fraiche with the remaining sugar until smooth. Once smooth, fold in the puree.

4. Mix together the cream and crème fraiche mixture.

5. Line the tin around the base with acetate paper and spoon half the mixture into the tin.

6. Cleverly place the heart shaped strawberries into the tin. Cover the strawberries with the remaining cream mixture making sure you bury the green stalk. Refrigerate until set.

7. When ready to serve, decorate with fresh strawberries and grated chocolate. Cut across the cheesecake when you serve as this will reveal the strawberry hearts.

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‘Nutty Love’ Cheesecake

‘Nutty Love’ Cheesecake Recipe and image courtesy of Vita Coco. So what do you think about this recipe? Do you also fancy trying it? Because I know I do. So yummy.

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Thank you so much for stopping by. I also hope you like todays post?

‘Nutty Love’ Cheesecake
Claire Justine
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  1. 12 March 2018 / 20:55

    Loving the sound of that base – thanks for sharing with #PoCoLo x

  2. Made In a Day
    13 February 2018 / 18:40

    Looks fabulous! Yum! Thank you for sharing on Merry Monday! Hope to see ya next week! Kim

  3. The Charm of Home
    12 February 2018 / 19:32

    Looks fantastic! Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home!

  4. 12 February 2018 / 10:47

    Thanks for hosting and stopping by Jayne 🙂

  5. passion fruit, paws and peonies
    12 February 2018 / 08:44

    This looks amazing! Almost healthy. My favourite kind of dessert – is a guilt free one! x

  6. Chippy White Cottage
    10 February 2018 / 16:57

    Yum! This looks scrumptious!Happy Pink Saturday!Valentine Blessings,Rebecca

  7. One Frazzled Mum
    9 February 2018 / 21:16

    Now this has made me want cheesecake, how delicious does this look! #pocolo

    • 12 February 2018 / 10:56

      Thanks for stopping by 🙂

  8. 9 February 2018 / 19:11

    I don't even like Cheesecake but this looks so good x

    • 12 February 2018 / 10:49

      Thanks for the comment Kim 🙂

  9. Cindy D.
    9 February 2018 / 17:04

    Noooo, not another dessert recipe! 🙂 I'm trying to stay away from dessert, but it just keeps finding me & enticing me! This recipe looks so delicious, and looks like a perfect dessert! You can never go wrong with cheesecake! The strawberries on top complete the cheesecake, and look yummy!- Natalie A.

    • 12 February 2018 / 10:46

      Thanks for stopping by Natalie, I have a weakness for cheesecakes.