Strawberry Swirl Gluten Free Cheese Cake

We are having guests for Shavuos who are gluten intolerant and wanted to make sure that we have a cheesecake option for them too. This recipe has a decadent brownie layer with a refreshing and beautiful strawberry swirl. You will probably want to make more than one so that everyone can enjoy! Chag Sameach!

Gluten Free Cheese Cake
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Servings Prep Time
6 People 30 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
40 minutes 60 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 People 30 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
40 minutes 60 minutes
Gluten Free Cheese Cake
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
6 People 30 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
40 minutes 60 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 People 30 minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
40 minutes 60 minutes
Ingredients
Brownie
  • 6 oz chopped bittersweet chocolate baking bars
  • 5 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/3 cup Pereg Teff Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Tapioca Flour
Frosting
  • 2 Packages Cream cheese Softened
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar Plus 2 tsp for swirl
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1/2 Tbsp Lemon Extract
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Cup strawberries
  • 1-2 drops red food coloring optional
Servings: People
Instructions
Brownie Layer
  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Use an 8x8 pan and grease with butter or oil.
  2. Melt Butter and Chocolate in the microwave (careful not to burn it) or use the double boiler method.
  3. Remove from the heat and whisk in the sugar, then the eggs and vanilla.
  4. Whisk in the teff flour, tapioca flour and salt into the batter and stir until smooth.
  5. Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 10 minutes. Cool completely. Meanwhile, make the cheese cake layer.
Cheese Cake Layer
  1. Puree strawberries with 2 tsp of sugar. Strain to remove seeds.
  2. Beat cream cheese until smooth
  3. Add sugar, eggs, lemon and vanilla extract and beat well.
  4. Remove 1 cup of batter and add the strawberry puree. Mix well. If the color is not red enough, you can add red food coloring to provide a nice contrast.
  5. Pour regular batter into pan and smooth evenly
  6. Pour strawberry batter into pan and make swirl lines with a knife to marbleize.
  7. Refrigerate until cool
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