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What is a good vegan substitute to make a vegan cream cheese cake?

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Non-dairy cream cheese, tofu and cashew puree are some possible substitutions for cream cheese when making vegan cheesecake. Combinations of soy yogurt and almond milk also make good substitutes.

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One easy vegan cheesecake recipe combines 1 1/2 cups soaked cashews, 1/2 cup coconut, 1/3 cup coconut oil, the juice of 1 lemon and 1/2 cup agave nectar.

To make the cheesecake, blend the ingredients together with a food processor or blender. Use either crushed graham crackers or a combination of 1 cup crushed dates and 1 cup cashews for a crust. Grease a pie pan or muffin tin, and then pack the crust with your fingers. Pour the wet mixture into the pan or tin. Cover and freeze for 4 to 6 hours. Add fruit, peanut butter or other vegan ingredients as desired to change the flavor.

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