June 5, 2012 By Raw Vegan Cranberry Cheesecake Raw Vegan Cranberry Cheesecake Print recipe Ingredients For the base 1 cup raw cashews 2 tablespoons agave nectar 1/4 cup organic coconut oil 2 teaspoons organic vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon pink himalayan salt 2 teaspoons lemon juice (fresh squeezed) For the filling 3 cups cashews (soaked for 1-2 hours) 1 cup organic coconut oil 1/2 cup lemon juice (fresh squeezed) 2 tablespoons organic vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon pink himalayan salt 3/4 cups agave nectar 1 1/2 cup cranberry juice For the filling (Optional) cranberries (for topping) Directions Prepare the base Step 1 Put the cashews into a food processor and process until flour. Add remaining ingredients and process again. Press into the bottom of a 9" springform pan and place in the refrigerator while working on the filling. Prepare the filling Step 2 Blend all ingredients in a Vitamix (or high speed blender) until smooth. Pour on top of the base and spread. Decorate the top with cranberries (optional) Place in the freezer to set. Once it's set, move the cheesecake to the refrigerator until ready to eat. Store leftovers in the refrigerator. Enjoy! Note Recipe adapted slightly from: Russel James - "Pomegranate Cheesecake"