The Best Keto Turtle Cheesecake

If you are anything like me, you love cheesecake but being on the keto diet you are always on the lookout for ways to enjoy past favorites before starting this way of eating.

Good news is…I've got your covered with this pecan caramel turtle cheesecake!

You would never know that this cheesecake recipe is sugar-free! It tastes just like the traditional cheesecake we all know and love. The flavor is amazing and the texture is perfect!

This easy turtle cheesecake is topped with our sugar-free caramel sauce and dark chocolate. It's paired with chopped pecans and walnuts to take this keto turtle cheesecake to the next level.


Ingredients:


  • 4 blocks softened cream cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 ½ cup Swerve
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice

Turtle Cheesecake Topping:

  • ½ cup-3/4 cup chopped walnut/pecans
  • Drizzle dark chocolate and sugar-free caramel sauce


Instructions:


  1. In a mixing bowl add softened cream cheese and eggs and blend.
  2. Add in sour cream and blend.
  3. Add swerve sifting in slowly as you blend together.
  4. Add lemon juice and almond extract and finish blending until smooth.
  5. Pour mixture into a 9” Springform pan. Pour batter to 2/3 full in height.
  6. Bake 350 degrees uncovered for 45-60 min and check. Cheesecake should be rising and lightly browned. Bake for another 20-25 minutes watching closely. The outside parameter should be firm yet the center somewhat soft.
  7. Once done pull out let cool then place in refrigerator to chill and continue to firm before serving.
  8. When serving drizzle dark chocolate on top of the cake and add ½ cup to ¾ cup chopped walnuts and pecan mixture to top and finish with a reduced sugar caramel sauce drizzle.


CHEESECAKE CRUST RECIPE

Homemade Low Carb Coconut Flour Pie Crust Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 Tbs Lard
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 3 large eggs beaten
  • 2/3 almond flour
  • 1/3 coconut flour
  • 1 Tbs Swerve Sweetener
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt

Homemade Low Carb Coconut Flour Pie Crust Recipe Instructions:

  1. First, Melt the butter.
  2. Next, add the lard to the melted butter.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine 3 large beaten eggs.
  4. Add the eggs to the butter mixture.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients.
  6. Mix the dough with your hands until all the ingredients are fully combined and it resembles a dough.
  7. Spray your pie pan with non-stick cooking spray. Grab a little bit of dough at a time and press it firmly and evenly into the pie pan working your way from the center of the pan up and finishing up to the edges of the pan. I like to create a thicker edge at the top rim of the pie pan.
  8. Bake your crust at 350 degrees now or add the filling and bake it all at the same time.