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RECIPE: Lemon Cheesecake Bliss Balls (V, DF, GF)

Updated: Nov 6, 2020

Bliss balls are the perfect snack or healthy sweet, and these surprisingly simple vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free cheesecake inspired treats are one of my favourites! Subtle hints of lemon, using minimal coconut flour and the addition of apple cider vinegar give them a delicious but sweet tang.

INGREDIENTS:

250g cashews (soaked for 30 mins)

1 cup + 1 tbsp almond meal

1/4 cup coconut flour

Juice of 2 ripe lemons

2 tsp ACV

2 tbsp stevia or preferred sweetener

2 tsp vanilla essence


METHOD:

  1. Soak the cashews for at least 30 minutes by placing them in a bowl and covering them with boiling water.

  2. Combine all ingredients in a high powered blender/food processor until the mixture reaches a dough-like consistency.

  3. Roll into balls and freeze for at least 4 hours. Store in the freezer but remove them before consuming to allow them to slightly defrost.

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Recipe notes:


- I tried using alternative flours such as oat but found that the mixture became quite gluey and gluggy, in comparison to the smooth texture produced by almond meal.


- Add more lemon juice or ACV to up the ante on the flavour.


- I use this hack when trying to juice my lemons as I don't have a juicer - https://www.insider.com/people-share-cooking-hack-squeezing-juice-lemon-without-seeds-tiktok-2020-5

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