Cherry Cheezecake


Great tasting cheesecake...fools even the most ardent dairy fans.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 50 mins
1 9-inch cheesecake


  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs

  • ¼ cup real maple syrup

  • 1 (8 ounce) package firm silken tofu

  • 1 (8 ounce) container nondairy cream cheese

  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest

  • 1 ½ lemons, juiced

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 2 tablespoons soy milk

  • 1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. In a medium bowl, mix together graham cracker crumbs and 1/4 cup maple syrup. Press into a 9 inch pie tin. Bake for 5 minutes.

  3. In a blender, combine tofu, vegan cream cheese, lemon zest and juice, and confectioners' sugar. Dissolve cornstarch in soy milk, and add to the blender. Blend until smooth. Pour filling into crust.

  4. Bake for 25 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Reduce heat to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C), and continue baking for 15 minutes, or until set. Cool on a wire rack, and then chill for several hours.

  5. Invert onto a plate, and then invert again onto a serving platter. Pour cherry pie filling over the top, and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

365 Calories
11g Fat
64g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 365
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Sodium 288mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 23%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 28g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 19mg 96%
Calcium 43mg 3%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 216mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.