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Sweet potato cheesecake
Method

For the crust

  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the walnuts, granulated sugar, digestive cookies and butter at room temperature. Beat until all of the ingredients are completely combined.
  • Transfer mixture to a 25 cm round spring form pan.
  • Spread mixture evenly and press down firmly with your hands to make compact.
  • Refrigerate until filling is ready.

For the filling

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • In a pot, add the sweet potato puree and heat for 5 minutes. When it melts, remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the cream cheese and sugar. Beat until the mixture is fluffy and the sugar dissolves.
  • Lower mixer’s speed and add the eggs, one at a time.
  • When completely incorporated, add the heavy cream, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, corn starch, vanilla extract and sweet potato puree.
  • Beat until all of the ingredients are completely combined, making sure to scrape the mixture from the sides and bottom of mixer’s bowl.
  • Remove crust from refrigerator and add filling.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and set aside at room temperature for at least 2 hours so it can cool.
  • Add the honey, walnuts, mint leaves, sprinkle with cinnamon and serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

594
Calories (kcal)
30 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

36.1
Total Fat (g)
52 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

18.2
Saturated Fat (g)
91 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

57.0
Total Carbs (g)
22 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

40.0
Sugars (g)
45 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

9.4
Protein (g)
19 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

2.4
Fibre (g)
10 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.94
Sodium (g)
16 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.