This ultra creamy and rich baked vegan New York style cheesecake tastes just like the classic yet is entirely egg free, dairy free, gluten free, and refined sugar free! No cashews needed!
Vegan Baked Cheesecake:
Arrowroot Starch: make sure that your arrowroot starch (also called powder) is stored properly and is still active. Improperly stored or expired arrowroot will not work. You can also swap in an equal amount of cornstarch.
Sour cream: Currently the only dairy free band I know that sells a vegan sour cream is Forager Project, which is what I used here. I’ve also tested this with plain unsweetened coconut milk yogurt, and got very similar results!
Maple syrup: if you don’t want to use that much maple syrup (it is a lot, I totally get that), you can swap in 1 cup regular sugar or coconut sugar. Keep in mind that using coconut sugar will make this cheesecake look tan in color rather than cream colored.
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