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Key Lime Pie Cheesecake – Gretchen’s Vegan Bakery

It’s No Bake and it tops my checklist of finest vegan cheesecakes!

Key lime pie cheesecake is the proper cross between key lime pie and cheesecake!
No bake season is right here as a result of it’s simply too sizzling for ovens recently so we now have to interrupt out the no bake desserts!

No Bake Vegan Key Lime Cheescake

However in contrast to most no bake desserts this one comprises no nuts!

Most recipes for no bake vegan cheesecakes are merely cashew lotions which can be served semi frozen.
To me that isn’t actually a cheesecake; however extra of a frozen nutty, cream cheese pie kind thingamajiggy.

No Bake Key Lime Cheesecake

On this newest model the inexperienced swirl was made with all pure spirulina blended with a small portion of the cheesecake batter.

No Bake Key Lime Cheesecake

Initially in 2017 I made the important thing lime portion separate from the cheesecake layer for a shocking double decker Key Lime Pie Cheesecake!

That was a bit extra work although as a result of I needed to preserve the recipes separate, however I present each movies and recipes under!

No Bake Key Lime Pie Cheesecake



This 2020 video is a vlog model video so you’ll have to skip ahead to three minutes in to get to the recipe!

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Notes for Success:

You’ll discover within the video I’m utilizing an 7” Ring Mildew to make this cake, you probably have a springform pan this can be nice too!

At any time when utilizing agar in your recipes you will need to know somewhat bit about this ingredient as this can make or break your ultimate end result!

Agar is a really delicate ingredient that when measured improperly it may be the distinction between a creamy luscious slice of cheesecake and a hunk of inedible rubber in your plate!
Take note of the energy of agar you’re utilizing compared to the one which writer of the recipe is utilizing
I sometimes use 900 energy in my recipes SPECIFICALLY THIS BRAND BY Landor Buying and selling Co *not sponsored

As a result of this can be a no bake cheesecake you should utilize any model of cream cheese you’re keen on essentially the most

Nellie & Joe’s Model Key Lime Juice is the important thing ingredient when you can’t get your fingers on actual key limes *not sponsored

Try the Authentic Double Decker model recipe under!

Yield: serves 12-14ppl

Key Lime Cheesecake Authentic

No Bake Vegan Key Lime Cheescake

Prep Time
4 hours

Whole Time
4 hours


For the Crust

  • Graham Crackers 3 cups crumbs~ 20 sheets (280g)
  • Vegan Butter 8 tablespoons (113g)
  • Vegan Sugar 6 Tablespoons (85g)

For the Cheesecake Layer:

  • Vegan Cream Cheese 1 bundle 8 oz (226g)
  • Granulated Sugar ¾ cups (155g)
  • Plant Milk 6 fl ounce (175ml)
  • Powdered Agar ¼ teaspoon
  • Apple Cider Vinegar ½ teaspoon

For the Key Lime Pie Layer

  • Water 1/3 cup (80ml)
  • Powdered Agar ½ teaspoon
  • Lime Juice 2/3 cup (160ml)
  • Lime Zest from 1 lime (approx 1 teaspoon)
  • Granulated Sugar ½ cup (100g)
  • Corn Syrup 3 Tablespoons (90ml)
  • Cornstarch or Arrowroot 3 Tablespoons (24g)
  • Plant Milk 1¼ cup (300ml)
  • Inexperienced & Yellow gel paste shade *non-obligatory


  1. To make the crust mix the graham crackers and sugar to a meals processor and course of to search out crumbs.
  2. Add the melted vegan butter and course of to the consistency of moist sand.
  3. Take out roughly ½ cup of the crust combination and reserve
  4. Press the remaining crust into the underside and all the best way as much as the highest of the edges of a 2½” tall springform pan or a hoop mildew then freeze whilst you put together the cheesecake layer
  5. *Since I’ve made this recipe about 15 instances after the discharge of this video, I got here up with a better combine methodology from that proven within the video! You may both observe the video directions or the NEW written methodology right here:
  6. For the Cheesecake Layer mix the soy milk, sugar & agar powder collectively in a medium sauce pot and whisk easy
  7. Proceed whisking over medium-high and produce to a boil then scale back warmth and simmer for two minutes.
  8. Decrease the warmth and add the cream cheese and apple cider vinegar and whisk vigorously to easy
  9. Pour instantly into the ready frozen crust
  10. Refrigerate till set, this could solely take about an hour or two
  11. As soon as the cheesecake layer is about, cowl it with the remaining crust that was reserved from earlier., then you may make the lime pie layer
  12. For the Key Lime Pie Layer mix all of the components for the important thing lime pie recipe collectively in a medium sauce pot, heating and stirring till thick and beginning to boil.
  13. Let boil for almost 15 seconds
  14. Add the non-obligatory meals shade, pour over the set cheesecake and crust layer within the mildew
  15. Refrigerate to set 2 hours or in a single day
  16. Unmold then garnish with non-obligatory cream cheese icing and contemporary lime slices


No Bake Key Lime Cheesecake made with agar is tremendous secure to remain out at room temperature for about 4 hours.

Preserve refrigerated till serving and retailer leftovers within the fridge for as much as 10 days.

2020 Model Recipe!

Yield: serves 10-12 ppl

Key Lime Pie Cheesecake 2020

No Bake Vegan Key Lime Cheescake

Prep Time
4 hours

Whole Time
4 hours


For the cheesecake:

  • Vegan Cream Cheese 8oz bundle
  • Granulated Vegan Sugar 1¼ cup (250g)
  • Plant Milk 2 cups (473ml)
  • Agar Powder 3/4 teaspoon
  • Cornstarch 3 Tablespoons (24g)
  • Key Lime Juice 1 cup (237ml)

For the Crust:

  • Graham Crackers (or digestive biscuits) 10 sheets(140g) 1½ cups crumbs
  • Vegan Butter 4 tablespoons (56g)
  • Vegan Sugar 3 Tablespoons (43g)


  1. First put together the crust by melting the vegan butter.
  2. Mix the graham crackers and sugar to a meals processor and course of to advantageous crumbs.
  3. Add the melted vegan butter and course of to the consistency of moist sand.
  4. Press into the underside on the acetate strip lined ring mildew and refrigerate till wanted
  5. For the cheesecake, mix all of the components collectively in a saucepot over medium excessive warmth whisking continuously till the cream cheese is easy and the combination thickens and boil for 30 seconds
  6. As soon as it boils take away from the warmth and pour into the ready ring mildew over the graham cracker crust
  7. Colour a number of the batter with inexperienced meals shade if desired then swirl into the cheesecake, after which refrigerate till set approx 3 hours


Cheesecake should be stored refrigerated always, and can keep contemporary for as much as 1 week coated within the fridge



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