Who would have thought that you can make a protein cheesecake? Shoot, you can even make a delicious chocolate protein cheesecake.
But doesn’t cheesecake already have a ton of protein?
Yes, but your favorite protein powder can actually replace a lot of the sugar that goes into making a typical cheesecake.
So, is there a good homemade protein cheesecake recipe out there?
As a matter of fact, we found one. This easy protein cheesecake recipe has just six ingredients and can even be turned into an oreo protein cheesecake recipe with only a few tweaks. It might just be the best protein cheesecake recipe you’ve ever seen.
Vanilla Protein Cheesecake Recipe
We’ll start with a simple vanilla protein cheesecake recipe. This is a great base. Most protein cheesecake recipes are a simple base. You can add your favorite toppings and mix-ins to get the flavors you want later. That’s why it’s so important to find a good protein cheesecake recipe that is perfect for you.
Now, if you’re looking for a sweet treat to curb a craving, it’s important to know that this isn’t necessarily going to be a low-calorie cheesecake. Remember that even protein cheesecake recipes have a lot of calories … even if you use light or fat-free cream cheese.
So, while this is a delicious protein cheesecake recipe, it’s definitely one to eat in moderation, as you would any other dessert.
Low-Carb Protein Cheesecake Recipe
Protein Cheesecake Recipe
- 2 c coconut flour
- ⅓ c butter melted
- 1 tbsp stevia
- 2 tsp vanilla extract divided
- 3 8- oz packs of low-fat cream cheese room temperature
- 1 c powdered monk fruit sweetener
- 1 scoop LadyBoss LEAN
- 3 large eggs
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Grease a 9-inch springform pan.
- For the crust, mix together coconut flour, melted butter, stevia, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract until a dough forms.
- Press dough into the bottom of the springform pan and bake 8-12 minutes, then let cool for at least 10 minutes.
- In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, LadyBoss LEAN, and powdered monk fruit sweetener until fluffy.
- Add one egg at a time until incorporated.
- Add lemon juice and 1 tsp vanilla extract.
- Pour cream cheese mixture into the crust.
- Bake for 45-55 minutes or until cheesecake is set.
- Let cool.
Add-Ons For Protein Powder Cheesecake
Now that you have the base vanilla protein cheesecake recipe mastered, it’s time to have a little fun with the add-ons and mix-ins.
Get as creative as you want, and be sure to add the flavors that you love. For example, you can squirt a little sugar-free caramel sauce on top before cooking to give a nice ripple throughout your cake.
Or you can make a sugar-free blueberry sauce to put on top. The possibilities are endless.
Oreo Protein Cheesecake Recipe
Who doesn’t love a good oreo cheesecake? Unfortunately, Oreos are some of the most calorie-dense foods out there. So, why not give yourself a little taste of them?
To get the oreo protein cheesecake feel without the calories, replace the coconut flour in this recipe with crushed gluten-free chocolate graham crackers. Then crush extra for the top. YUM!
Chocolate Protein Cheesecake
If chocolate cheesecake is your thing, you can achieve the chocolate protein cheesecake by replacing 3 tablespoons of LadyBoss LEAN with 3 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder.
Making protein cheesecake may take a lot of little steps, but the outcome is so delicious, it’s totally worth it. And when you start adding your add-ons and mix-ins, the game truly does change.