Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake
Servings: 12 people
A low carb and gluten free cranberry cheesecake that's easy to prepare and looks fabulous. It adds a pretty festive color to a holiday dessert table.
Grind pecans in a food processor. Pulse the processor until the largest pieces are no bigger than split peas. Add the butter and the sweetener. Blend until it’s mixed evenly.
Press it into the bottom of a 9-in springform pan. Sprinkle cinnamon on top to cover. Press cinnamon in with back of a spoon.
Bake at 300° for 8-12 minutes. Cool.
Combine sugar and water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat for one minute.
Stir in berries; cover and reduce heat. Cook until most of the berries have popped, about 7 to 10 minutes. Add lemon juice.
Press mixture through a sieve and set aside.
Topping off and baking:
Spoon cranberry sauce over filling; cut through filling with a knife to swirl.
Put a pan on the bottom rack of the oven and fill with water.
Bake cheesecake on middle rack at 350° for 45 minutes. Turn oven off; let cheesecake stand in oven for 1 hour with door propped ajar.
Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack. Carefully run a knife around sides of pan to loosen and remove side of pan. Refrigerate overnight.
A one for one sugar replacement like Swerve or Lakanto classic can be used in the recipe. Here's the approximate amounts needed:
- Use 3 to 4 tablespoons in the crust
- About ½ cup is needed for the cranberry sauce (adjust to taste)
- ¾ cup can be used for a sweet cheesecake use less to reduce sweetness
Serving: 1slice | Calories: 292 | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 264mg | Potassium: 86mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 700IU | Vitamin C: 4.1mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 0.7mg
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