Gluten and Dairy Free Toffee Apple Cheesecake

toffee-apple-cheesecake

serves / makes 8

35 prep time
35 mins cooking time

For the base:

  • 100g dairy fee spread, melted
  • 200g gluten free digestive biscuits, crushed

For the cheesecake:

  • 450g dairy free cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 60g caster sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

For the topping:

  • 4 tablespoons dairy free caramel sauce (click here for my recipe)
  • 3 apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dairy free spread
  • 1 teaspoon  ground cinnamon

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 150 oC
  2. Grease a 6″ round cake tin
  3. Mix together the crushed digestive biscuits and melted dairy free spread
  4. Press into the base of the cake tin
  5. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes
  6. Stir together the cream cheese, egg, caster sugar and cinnamon until smooth
  7. Pour over the biscuit mix
  8. Bake in the oven for 35 minutes
  9. Allow to cool to room temperature
  10. Chill in the fridge for 4 hours
  11. Make the caramelised apples by placing the diced apples, brown sugar, dairy free spread and cinnamon in a pan and cooking over a medium heat for about 5-10 minutes, until the apple pieces are tender
  12. Allow to cool
  13. Top the cheesecake with the toffee sauce and apple pieces