This really is the best low carb and keto cheesecake. Even my non-keto family proclaimed "This is the best cheesecake I have ever had!"
If you're looking for a keto cheesecake recipe that is perfect for parties or special occasions, this is the recipe for you. It is thick and rich and ready to impress. If you are looking for a smaller cheesecake for dessert during the week, this recipe is also for you because you can cut the filling ingredients in half! I give instructions for both. You can also checkout my recipes for keto cheesecake fluff and my keto no bake cheesecake.
There really isn't much difference between a "normal" cheesecake and this Keto cheesecake. The only thing we need to replace is the sweetener to make it sugar free, and the crust to make it gluten free and keto. Mission accomplished!
I really wanted to make a low carb cheesecake that was super thick and creamy, but didn't have to use a water bath or any weird ingredients.
In my opinion, cheesecake should be pure and decadent with only the essential ingredients...cream cheese, sweetener, eggs, vanilla, and sour cream.
There is no topping, no additional lemon juice...non of that in this cheesecake!
Keto cheesecake crust ingredients
This section explains how to choose the best ingredients for this keto cheesecake recipe, what each one does in the recipe, and substitution options. For the printable recipe, see the recipe card below.
The crust is delicious, but not the most important thing. You could even make this low carb cheesecake without the crust! The most important thing when making a crustless cheesecake is to grease the pan thoroughly, and/or line the bottom with parchment paper. The bake time will be the same as if using a crust.
1 ½ cups almond flour (168g) - instead of graham cracker crumbs, we need almond flour for our cheesecake crust to make it keto. You could also use sunflower seed flour if you need a nut free version.
¼ cup powdered sweetener (48g) - I use the Lakanto powdered sweetener for the crust recipe. You could also use any version of your favorite keto sweetener that is a 1 for 1 swap for sugar.
1 teaspoon cinnamon - This gives our crust that graham cracker flavor.
6 tablespoons butter, melted (84g) - Butter helps bind everything together. I use salted so I don't have to add any additional salt to the crust.
Keto cheesecake filling ingredients
48 ounces full fat cream cheese, room temperature (1361g) - Having room temperature ingredients for any cheesecake is really important so your keto cheesecake isn't lumpy. I know this seems like a lot of cream cheese, but this is for a show stopping keto cheesecake and remember, I give instructions for ½ the size down below.
2 cups powdered sweetener (384g) - we're using powdered so our cheesecake isn't gritty.
5 large eggs, room temperature - yes, even the eggs need to be room temperature.
8 ounces full fat sour cream, room temperature (227g)
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
How to make the best low carb cheesecake
This section explains how to make this low carb cheesecake recipe step by step. For a full printable recipe, see the recipe card below.
The most important thing you should know when it comes to making cheesecake is that all of your ingredients should be at room temperature. I cannot stress this enough. Anything that is refrigerated should be left out for at least 4 hours. That means eggs, sour cream, and cream cheese.
Submerging your eggs in warm water will help speed up the process, as will unwrapping and chopping your cream cheese into smaller pieces.
💡 Tip: This makes a thick keto cheesecake so make sure your spring form pan is 10 inches by 3 inches.
Step 1 - Pre-heat the oven to 325F (162C) and make sure the oven rack is in the center of the oven. Combine all of the dry crust ingredients in a medium mixing bowl. Now mix in the butter and stir until everything is combined. Pour the crust ingredients into a 10 inch x 4 inch springform pan and press halfway up the sides using your fingers. I like to use a flat bottomed cup to get the crust completely even. Now we need to refrigerate the keto cheesecake crust for at least 20 minutes.
Step 2 (Make the filling) - We need a large mixing bowl and were going to beat the all of the cream cheese with a hand mixer or stand mixer (paddle attachment) until it is light and fluffy. We're going to add in the sweetener ⅓ at a time and mix until the sweetener is fully incorporated. Now we add in each egg one at a time until they are incorporated. Finally, add in the vanilla and sour cream and stir for just a few seconds more. The keto cheesecake batter is done!
Step 3 - Pour the low carb cheesecake batter into the crust and even out the top. Now we need to bake it in the oven for 50 minutes. The top should no longer be glossy and the center will still be jiggly. Turn off the oven and crack the door. Let the cheesecake sit in the oven for 30 minutes. Remove the cheesecake from the oven, run a sharp paring knife between the cheesecake and the pan (do not remove the springform). Let sit on the counter for 1 hour.
Making sure you do not over bake your keto cheesecake
Everyone has ovens that perform differently. Your cheesecake is finished baking when the edges are set and the center is still jiggly.
Here is a less than 1 minute video showing how to know if your cheesecake is cooked:
My low carb cheesecake has a crack...now what?
Now you are free to decorate the top! The cheesecake will still be just as good. I used fresh sliced strawberries and I sprinkled them with granulated sweetener.
How to freeze cheesecake
This is a large keto cheesecake but good news, it freezes very well! You can freeze individual slices or the whole cake...or half of the cake!
This is a good reference for freezing a whole cheesecake
To freeze individual slices, simply slice the pieces of cheesecake and place them on individual pieces of plastic wrap. Wrap them tight, place in a freezer bag or bowl, and store them in the freezer for up to 2 weeks. Any longer than 2 weeks and they will lose quality.
Can I make the crust nut free?
If you are intolerant to nuts, you can simply make this a crustless cheesecake (instruction in the recipe card) or you can use sunflower seed flour in place of the almond flour. They are a 1 for 1 swap for each other so it will work perfectly.
How to make a smaller version of this cheesecake
You would use the same ingredients for the crust, but you would cut all of the filling ingredients in half. During the baking process, check on your cheesecake at the 30 minute mark and keep an eye on it. It will be ready when the edges are set but the center is still jiggly.
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The Best Keto Cheesecake Recipe
For the crust
- 1 ½ Cups almond flour (click here to see my favorite on Amazon)
- ¼ Cup Powdered Sweetener (Clicke here to see my favorite on Amazon)
- 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
- 6 Tablespoons Butter, melted
For the filling
- 48 ounces full fat cream cheese, room temperature
- 2 Cups Powdered Sweetener (Clicke here to see my favorite on Amazon)
- 5 Large Eggs room temperature
- 8 Ounces Sour Cream room temperature
- 1 Tablespoon Vanilla extract
- Pre-heat the oven to 325F (160C). Adjust the rack to the middle of the oven. Combine the crust dry ingredients in a medium bowl. Mix in the butter. Pour the crust mixture into a 10 inch x 4 inch springform pan and press halfway up the sides using your fingers. Use a flat bottomed cup to press the mixture into the bottom. Refrigerate the crust for 20 minutes.
- In a large mixing bowl, beat the room temperature cream cheese with a hand mixer until light and fluffy. If you use a stand mixer use the paddle attachment.
- Add in the sweetener a little at a time (about ⅓) and beat with the hand mixer.
- Add in the room temperature eggs one at a time and beat until well incorporated.
- Finally, add in the vanilla and room temperature sour cream and beat until just incorporated.
- Pour the cheesecake mixture into the crust and even out the top. Bake in the pre-heated oven. Check after 50 minutes. The top should no longer be glossy and the center should still be jiggly.
- Turn off the oven and crack the door. Let the cheesecake sit in the oven for 30 minutes. Remove the cheesecake from the oven run a sharp paring knife between the cheesecake and the pan (this is to ensure the cake doesn't stick. Do not remove the springform). Let sit on the counter for 1 hour.
- Cover loosely with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours.
- Remove the springform pan sides, decorate the top, and serve. Makes 12 slices.
- Make a smaller keto cheesecake - You would use the same ingredients for the crust, but you would cut all of the filling ingredients in half. During the baking process, check on your cheesecake at the 30 minute mark and keep an eye on it. It will be ready when the edges are set but the center is still jiggly.
- Nut free version: If you are intolerant to almonds, you can do a 1 for 1 swap with sunflower seed flour!
- Pan size: This keto cheesecake recipe requires a large springform pan. I have linked to one in the recipe carb above. If you use one that is too small, you will have leftover filling.
- Crustless low carb cheesecake: To make this without a crust, line the inside of the springform pan with parchment paper. You can also butter the sides and bottom really well. Then continue with the cheesecake as normal.
- Keto pumpkin cheesecake: Simply replace the sour cream with pumpkin puree and add in 1 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice.
- Very important: The most important thing you should know when it comes to making cheesecake is that all of your ingredients should be at room temperature. Anything that is refrigerated should be left out for at least 2 hours, preferably 4. That means eggs, sour cream, and cream cheese. Submerging your eggs in warm water will help speed up the process of bringing the ingredients to room temperature, as will unwrapping and chopping your cream cheese into smaller pieces.
- Freezing: This is a large keto cheesecake but good news, it freezes very well! You can freeze individual slices or the whole cake...or half of the cake!
- This is a good reference for freezing a whole cheesecake
- To freeze individual slices, simply slice the pieces of cheesecake and place them on individual pieces of plastic wrap. Wrap them tight, place in a freezer bag or bowl, and store them in the freezer for up to 2 weeks. Any longer than 2 weeks and they will lose quality.
Nutrition per serving
Nutrition is provided as a courtesy only. Please re-calculate on your own with the ingredients and amounts you used for the most accurate data.
This is the best cheesecake (Keto or not)! Thank you Jennifer!
Catherine Matthews says
For this recipe, how many servings is the cheesecake cut into for the nutrition numbers on the recipe?
This recipe makes 12 servings
I wish I could give it 10 stars!! I made this for New Year’s Day to bring to a family dinner. I was nervous. It was fantastic! I let it sit out for a couple hours before slicing. So creamy. Some recipes make a dryer cheesecake but not this recipe. I’m in love!! Thank you so much Jennifer, for this outstanding recipe! ❤️
Is it okay to use granulated erythritol instead of a powdered sweetener?
Yes but it may be gritty. You could try making it more powdery in a food processor or high powered blender.
Thank you, only one way to find out.
Looking forward to trying this out!
Melinda Watterson Evaul says
I made this for my Birthday celebration with my family. It was a huge hit. Not too sweet, not complicated, and very rich and creamy. I had to use a gluten free and nut free crust, for the family. That was the only change. It was my first cheesecake, but it won't be my last. I'll be keeping some in the freezer!
Hi! So, I’ve made this cheesecake three times now, and it really is the best. My husband and family rave over it! And while this is not at all a complaint, I’m wondering what I’m doing wrong! I have two 10” springform pans as well as a 6” and using the recipe above I can fill all three pans. My husband LOVES that there is leftover filling, but why is it not fitting in one pan as the recipe states? I feel like a dunce! 🤣
So sorry! Forgot to give it 5 stars in my first comment!
I usually don’t leave reviews but WOW! I never make desserts, cakes, etc because I’m not a big fan of sweets but also baking makes me nervous lol. Exact measurements and all the science that can go wrong. Anywho, my husband has REALLY been wanting lowcarb cheesecake. I read through about 100 recipes and picked yours. A lot of waiting but super simple! I followed your directions exactly as written and it came out PERFECTLY! I sent pictures to everyone I know 😂 and tonight they are all coming over to taste it. It’s amazing! Thank you so so much!!!
Daniel Murphy says
can i halve all the ingredients to make a smaller cheesecake for just me and my wife on thanksgiving? and would i have to change the cook time?
Best cheesecake ever, could I put blueberries in it?
I made this for my husbands keto birthday treat as his one and only gift request. It turned out amazing! The whole family said it was the best cheesecake they ever had. I didn't have powdered monk fruit sweetener so I just put the sweetener in the blender and pulsed it till smooth. Added 1.5 cups and it was plenty sweet for us, but we don't like our items to be overly sweet. The crust was crisp.
TC McDonald says
My husband is a diabetic and I'm following a ketogenic diet. I've been successful with my weight loss goals by cutting my carb intake. I love dessert, so I have to find ways to satisfy my cravings, especially for cake. I have a collection of low carb recipes that are my tried and true favorites. I made this cheesecake today and it is definitely being added to my "allstars". It is absolutely delicious. I made it just as written, using powdered monk fruit sweetener. I can't thank you enough for this fabulous recipe. I will definitely make this again and I look forward to trying some of your other recipes!
I absolutely love this recipe! I wanted to make small cheesecakes to take to a gathering. Is there a way I can adjust this recipe to accommodate that please?
Excellent cheesecake. I did not refrigerate overnight, but leftovers the next day were even better. Lovely solid baked cheesecake. This is now my favourite cheesecake recipe. Thank you!
Love this recipe so much!
So the first time I did it the crust was a bit soggy. So next time I blind-baked the crust for 12-15 min just until the tips of the raised edges started to brown. But I overcooked it because my crust was hot.
3 time perfect. Blind-baked the crust then cooled it for an additional hour and it's so good I can't even believe it. Thank you so much!
I made this cheesecake today and it was out of this world delicious! Turned out perfect and so easy to make. This is now my favorite recipe for cheesecake. I wish I could share a photo. Thank you so much!
Thank you for this recipe! What a delight to have something turn out so professional looking and yummy. Wow!
I just made this for the first time. So easy and I can’t wait to taste it!
This is my favorite cheesecake recipe! It is so easy, you don’t need a water bath, and it tastes so delicious!!!
Angela Terracina says
Hi… I’m making this today using 3 cream cheeses that are regular fat and 3 that are half. I’m also using low fat sour cream.
How come you don’t bake it in a hot water bath? I’ve never made a cheesecake without out but I’ll trust the directions…thanks!
Hi Jennifer, your cheesecake was excellent I am a pastry chef and it really was the best. One problem I had was that the next day when I went to have another piece after it had been refrigerated over night was that it was very gritty.I believe this happens because of thealcohol sugar. When I originally tasted it it had sat out for a while.after being refrigerated.Have you experienced decorating us as well?
I loved this recipe and when I took the cheesecake into work, several co-workers wanted the recipe. They could not believe it was keto friendly! Thank you for sharing!!
I cannot adequately express how much I love this cheesecake! It's in my digital recipe file as "<3 Cheesecake <3 !!!" - I use the first "<3" to sort the recipe to the top of my list (only 8 desserts share this distinction and none have the trailing "<3!!!"). I've adapted this recipe to make 24 mini crustless cheesecakes because it's better than other recipes I've found.
This is absolutely delicious! We used to go buy a low carb cheesecake from The Cheesecake Factory. NEVER AGAIN! This is far superior! Sometimes for a change up I use a Keto butter cookie recipe for the crust. Either way, I will make no other cheesecake again. Thank you for this perfect recipe!
THIS RECIPE IS ON POINT! FOLLOWED IT TO A T AND IT WAS SUCH A GREAT SATISFACTION TO HAVE A KETO RECIPE NOT REMIND YOU THAT YOUR ON KETO LOL
THANKS SO MUCH!
I make this cheesecake for my sisters birthday. My mom happens to be on a gluten-free diet so this is perfect.
I use the Monk fruit substitute. It works great!! My family just raves about this cheesecake. I also make a raspberry topping for it.
Made this cheesecake for my father’s birthday. He is on a keto diet for health reasons. I ground up sunflower seed kernels in place of the almond flour as we have nut allergies. I made a raspberry keto compote for the top. He was so very happy and the cheesecake was absolutely delicious! Thank you for this amazing recipe.
Can this be made into individual cheesecakes in a muffin tin? If so what would the cook time and temperature
be? Thank you for the information
I have that recipe here: https://jenniferbanz.com/keto-mini-cheesecake-bites
Can you make a smaller Cheese Cake?? There are only 3 of us .
I would recommend my cheesecake bars! https://jenniferbanz.com/keto-cheesecake-bars
Takenya Hunter says
Could allulose be used instead of Swerve? Do you know the ratio?
Looks delicious 😋😋😋
Sara Heilwagen says
I made it this weekend and it was fantastic! I was wondering about making mini versions in cupcake tins for easier transport for gatherings and freezing for pulling out one or two at a time. How long do you think minis would take to bake?
Yolanda James says
Great recipe! I made this cheesecake for Passover, so we haven’t eaten it yet, but I can tell it’s going to be good. We have an almond allergy, so I used half and half of pecan flour and macadamia flour; everything else was as the recipe was written. I’ve been on keto for years, and I’m always looking for good recipes.
Amazing cake how many slices is the nutritional influenza based on?
Susan C. says
This cheesecake is AMAZING!! My youngest has lost over 100 pounds on keto and I wanted to find a great recipe for their 26 birthday that supported keto. We were blown away how good this was. Even my non-cheesecake loving husband devoured this. We just made it again because it is so good. This is and will remain my go to cheesecake recipe!! ❤️ BTW - I followed the recipe exactly to include recommended products.
I'm curious if anyone has substituted Greek yogurt for sour cream, and if so how it turned out.
This is the third time I’ve made this cheesecake. The first time I didn’t have enough powdered sweetener so I substituted the balance with granular monk fruit sweetener and it was perfect! The second time I tried with the full two cups of powdered sweetener and it was waaaaaay too sweet and I couldn’t eat it. This time I used one cup powdered and approximately 1/2 cup granular. My advice is to go slow with the sweetener and make it to your taste. Also, it seems counter intuitive to take it out of the oven when it’s jiggly but it will settle after taking it out of the oven and set up. If you over cook it, like I did the first time, it will crack which is a sign of being over done.
Jennifer Lynn says
I LOVE LOVE LOVE recipe =) I was wondering if there way a way to incorporate other ingredients such as caramel, chocolate, nut? Basically anything! I'd like to add all 3 if possible. Like a turtle cheesecake? I'm open to anything you suggest! I will still make your keto version, but whatever additional ingredients you suggest, if I can't make it keto that's ok. Thank you for an amazing cheesecake recipe =)
I think something like that would be great drizzled on top
i made this it was delicious and i froze it like you said. worked perfect..i enjoyed every piece myself over time. i am ready to make another. great recipe.
I have never made a cheesecake before and this turned out perfect! I followed the instructions exactly. My husband and I thought it was delicious and will definitely keep the recipe and make again. IMO, I'm not sure anyone would even know that this cheesecake is keto.
Dana Morger says
Jennifer, my niece really did everything to make this cheese cake, it is the best cheesecake I've ever had in all of my 65 years, I have always loved cheesecake, but, this one is FABULOUS!! Thank you so much for the recipe!!
My husband has been on a strict low carb diet for awhile now. He hadn't had any desserts in weeks. I made him this cheesecake for valentine's day and he was so happy. I made it exactly as written and it turned out beautiful and tasty. Thanks so much for posting this recipe!
I’m excited to make this recipe. Is the calorie count of 600 calories and 54g fat per slice or per entire cake?
So yummy!! I served it to friends after lunch. It was a big hit!
I've made this cheesecake three times and it's a winner whenever I serve it. The first time I didn't have powdered sugar, but the granular worked fine. The second time I made it pumpkin and it was also delicious. I would like to make a key lime version and am wondering if you've tried that using Nellie & Joe's Juice, and is so, how would you need to modify the recipe to add the juice?
This cheesecake looks delicious . I have a quick question . For the cream cheese it says 6 packages 8 ounces cream cheese . Please clarify . Am I reading this correctly , 48 oz cream cheese ?
Yes, that is correct
It’s 8oz sour cream. Not
cream cheese in addition to 6 packs of cream cheese
My husband just asked me to make this as a key lime one and I also have the Nellie & Joes, as I don’t want to ruin it has anyone tried to modify it for a key lime taste?
How long do I bake them if I wanted to do mini cupcakes size?
you can try this recipe: https://jenniferbanz.com/keto-mini-cheesecake-bites
Bonnie and Dale says
Wonderful! We regularly bake this recipe(crustless) in greased 1cup/250ml canning jars and freeze. We now use just half cup sweetener. Just thaw, add fruit and serve.Thanks Jennifer
Denise Robertson says
How long do you bake them in the 1 cup jars?
Bonnie and Dale says
Forgot to add that we cut sweetener to 1/2 cup
Steve W says
I made this for the first time and it was excellent! It is definitely a keeper recipe and my family and I will be making it in the future.
Bonnie and Dale says
Wonderful! We bake this recipe (crustless) regularly in 1cup/250ml widemouth canning jars with plastic lids and freeze. Just thaw, add fruit and serve.
Carrie in Texas says
Absolutely delicious! I would never have thought it was keto. We topped it with some fresh blueberries. Will definitely make it again.
I made 1/2 the recipe. I served it just after coming out of the oven and I loved the
slightly creamier texture. Sprinkled a few dark chocolate chips on and they melted in. This was incredibly delicious and very filling. Will definitely make again.
Hi Barbara, I'm planning on making half the recipe as well! How much did you cut baking time?
I'm made half too in the same size pan. It was super high Super light and excellent. I'm going to try cutting the river in half and if adding berries cause I do that anyway
I have made this cheesecake recipe 3 times now. It is wonderful! Everyone that has had it has sung its praises. Can't even tell that it is sugar free! Thanks so much. I would give it a 10 if there were more stars to give. Just have to make sure you use the confection sugar substitute and you don't overcook. 50 minutes works every time for the full recipe. Less time if you half the recipe. Thanks!!!
I have been on a low carb diet since the beginning of 2021 and lost a lot of weight (40lbs) and dieted my way out of type 2 diabetes (10.8 A1C to 5.7). I was searching for recipes to expand my menu, especially desserts when I ran across this. I have made a few now playing with different amounts of cheese and pumpkin and I think I finally hit the sweet spot for me, 24oz of cream cheese and 16oz of pumpkin with the pumpkin spice in the mix and not on top. Cheesecake and pumpkin pie are my favorites and this saved the holidays for me and I could enjoy my two favorites together. I can't wait to try more of your recipes. Thanks.
I’ve made this three times now- each time came out perfectly! I’ve played with it a little each time- tried coconut sugar for a less sweet option, doubled the cinnamon, topped with keto candied pecans, added almond flavoring…always so yummy! Am about to make it in individual sized cups now and I’ve no doubt it will be yummy yet again! Great recipe!
Pam P Ramesar says
I made this for Christmas, it was a great hit. I followed the recipe exactly and it was delicious. I made it a couple of days before Christmas and refrigerated it in the pan. when I inverted to a serving plate the bottom crust stayed stuck to the bottom of the non-stick pan. Next time I will use parchment paper. This dessert got polished off first. Thank you for a wonderful recipe.
Michelle Petty says
I set the pan on a heating pad until the bottom is warmed, and it slides off perfectly! Hope this helps
Excellent recipe both myself and my husband enjoyed it. Will make it again maybe next time crustless!
I started keto a year and half and lost 50 pounds so far . I saw this recipe and said this looks easy and delicious . I followed the dorsection exact but I reread and it said if you have a crack on top it’s over cooked . Darn didn’t read that earlier - it absolutely didn’t taste over cooked nor look it . I think it’s my oven - hotter and cooks faster . My hubby even loved it so I will be making it again . I am freezing several slices to eat in the future - I do have them in the freezer longer than 2 weeks and it taste the same .. thank you for this amazing cheese cake recipe -
I absolutely LOVE this cheesecake!!! Best cheesecake ever!
Tried my hand at this for Christmas an omg it rocks!
Didn’t tell anyone it was low carb an everyone loved it only thing I did a little diff is sprinkled my sliced washed strawberry’s in a little Splenda an left them in fridge overnight to make a strawberry glaze that I used rt before serving !
Loved the cheesecake. I added zest of one lemon and juice from half. I love the fresh citrus flavor with the lemon. Will be making another for Christmas.
This recipe was DYNO-MITE!!
I made this last year and it was a huge hit. The BEST cheesecake I’ve ever made and I’m making again for Christmas this year! Excellent! I absolutely loveeeeee the cinnamon in the crust. This will continue to be a holiday hit at my house. Thank you!
Robyn H says
This cheesecake was my contribution to Thanksgiving dinner. Omgoodness!! HOW is this the best cheesecake I’ve ever made?? Absolutely decadent, and you’d never know it’s Keto! My blender died at the point where I was blending in half the Monkfruit sweetener, so I had to complete the filling by hand - I was worried! I topped it with sugar-free caramel sauce and pecans. Oh! I’m my gas stove, I cooked it for about 65-70 minutes. A+++++
I made this for Thanksgiving and it turned out very well. The only improvement I would make next time is to add a pinch of salt to the crust, it's a little bland.
Cindi Loohoo says
Making this for Thanksgiving! It's in the oven right now! I'm making it 4 days ahead because cheesecake needs time to develop its flavor 🙂 Can't wait!
It really is the best!
Made half of the feeling (3 packs)
2 eggs and 1 yolk
Same amount of crust!!
This recipe is for keeps!
Hi Charlene, I noticed you said you made 1/2 of the filling. Did you cut back on the sweetener too and if so, by how much? Also, did you make any other modifications?
Thanks in advance!!
Amazing recipe. I did add more sweetener to the batter for my taste. Love this crust - best I’ve had! I make it and freeze so we can have some whenever we want - and I’ve made this three times: twice plain, once with Lily’s chocolate chips. Delicious.
Beth Farrer says
OMG Jennifer.. I made this put homemade whipping cream and blueberries on it .. literally the BEST keto low carb dessert I've ever made!! Took it to work.. it's gone.. I'm making this for Thanksgiving, my mother is a diabetic.. THANK YOU so very much for posting this recipe!!!
I'm making this tonight I only have granulated monk fruit.. sigh.. but I do have Splenda it's the closest to powdered substitute I have.. crossing my fingers.. keto life..
Lori Fox says
Just a hint for next time:
you can make your own confectioners sugar by putting granular sugar in a food processor or high powered blender.
Sierra Heo says
I used erythritol (2 cups) and it gave my cheesecake crunch texture. It even taste too bitter. I guess I expected a rich cream cheese filling but unfortunately the erythritol ruined it. Also, it tastes too much like pound cake. Maybe I had to use 4 eggs instead of 5.
The recipe calls for powdered sweetener. This would have alleviated the crunch texture.
I made this and it came out amazing. I sifted the almond flour and that made a difference.This is a great cheesecake recipe!
Made this and it was wonderful!!! Do you have a keto chocolate cheesecake recipe also?
I do not but I need to make one!
Angie Cherubini says
Fantastic recipe! I used one less egg due to using duck eggs vs. chicken as they are much larger eggs. For the crust, I used 1 cup almond flour and then 1/4 cup ground cashews and 1/4 ground pecans. I think the next time I will need about 10 minutes longer just due to my oven. It was still a little creamy in the middle. LOVED it though!
I guess I expected this to make just enough filling for the suggested pan. I unfortunately overfilled my pan. I enjoyed the batter, and we will see how it turns out. I also found that there wasn't enough crust. We will see how it comes out!
John O'Quinn says
I made your recipe tonight, I'm on keto and I'm slowly converting my son and daughter-in-law into keto, they loved your recipe. Thank you for sharing!
I just finished making this cheesecake and it’s now in the oven. I just wanted to comment on how much cream cheese this recipe uses.
I’ve made hundreds of cheesecakes over the years and this is the first one I’ve ever used (6) 8oz packages.
Same here. I had so much filling left over and I did use a 10” pan. I ate so much batter that I had better skip dessert after dinner tonight! YUMMY!!!!!!!😋😋😋
Same. I quickly greased a pie pan and poured the remaining filling in that to bake a crustless cheesecake along with the large springform pan one. Will use half the filling recipe next time!
Olivia Blue says
Hello, I was wondering if Swerve granular sugar would work? or if it needs to be confectioners...I'm new to this and haven't tried this brand. I'm excited to make this recipe to stay on keto but also for my kids to have a treat without climbing up the walls on a sugar high afterward. thank you!
It would work but it might be gritty
Christa K R Miller says
Hi. New to this recipe. I clicked the link to the granulated sugar and there are multiple options: monkfruit, golden, classic white, with erythritol , etc. which do you use? Thanks.
This recipe uses powdered sweetener.
Rebecca Levings says
You can run granulated sugar through a blender or food processor and that will make it into powdered sweetener. FYI
Adele Karalis says
We loved this Keto cheesecake, however next time I will cook it 8-10 min less. It was a little dry. It was really good! I’ll keep this recipe on file!
I have made this cheesecake a few times now and it's the best tasting cheesecake I've ever made. It's so easy and it comes out perfect every time. I'm wondering if anyone has ever tried to make this into small cheesecake bites and how that turned out?
I made the cheesecake for my son who is very anti carb. Surprisingly my whole family enjoyed it, even my daughter who is a cheesecake fan! It was wonderfully creamy and I plan to make it again. Great recipe!
Melissa Savoury says
I baked mine in cupcake pans for 30 minutes at 300 and they were great, no cracking. I am not sure as it relates to water baths etc.
I use pecans crushed, mixed with 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs & butter/salt. It is fantastic!! The best you’ve had I promise.
Then use cream cheese with sour cream.
Cinimmin, and vanilla. I’ve used pumpkin pie mix or regular cream cheese center. Both very good. I make them in muffin tins with cupcake paper liners.... this is awesome.
I PROMISE YOU.... no better cheesecake! You’ll never know it’s low carb! Fantastic! Fruit on top, or just baked cheesecake, or other approved toppings. Like if use pumpkin in cheesecake, use the sugar free maple topping! Ummmmmm!
Sam S says
Anyone who has made this a few times have a different take on how long it should bake for? I know 50 minutes is just a starting point to check it, but I don't think I've ever had one take less than 90 minutes. Wondering if I'm doing something wrong. I am cooking it in a water bath, I don't know how much that would change the cook time.
Just made this cheesecake last night - I was worried that it would be a bit gritty because I only had 2/3rd of powdered monkfruit erythritol blend and had to use a third of granulated but in the end it came out smooth. I added some lemon zest too and it was really great with a blueberry topping. I also pre-baked the crust a bit and cooked for 1.5 hours in a water bath to have a more even cooking without the dip that happens without. Thanks for the recipe.