Chocolate Flapjack No-Cheesecake


When is a cheesecake not a cheesecake? I have been wondering about this. One obvious answer is ‘when it doesn’t have any cheese in it’ but if it still looks like a cheesecake does that count? Well I’m not sure, but what I am sure about is if you’re looking for a dessert to impress your friends with, a chocolate count of over a million and a chewy flapjack base to get your teeth into, then this is the cheesecake for you. Even if it’s not a cheesecake.



Chocolate Flapjack No-Cheesecake

  • Servings: 16
  • Difficulty: easy
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You will need this for the base:
130g oats
85g coconut
85g polenta
150g chopped dates
60g cranberries
100g 100% veg butter melted
125ml maple syrup

You will need this for the filling:
2 avocados
1 banana
150g cocoa powder
125ml maple syrup
75g agave syrup
200g apple sauce
tbsp vanilla bean paste


You make it like this:

  • Stir all the dry ingredients together then add the melted butter and syrup to combine.
  • Flatten into a lined tin and bake at 180c for 15mins until golden
  • Blitz together all the other ingredients in a food processor
  • Top the flapjack base with the chocolate mixture and fridge for a couple of hours to set

Number 3 recipe of my chocolate week…and yes we’re getting very fat in my house at the moment in case you were wondering!

As you bright sparks might have noticted, I intended to top said cheesecake with a lovely mound of fresh strawberries and blueberries, hence they were in the original ingredient picture….but some little thieving two year old got to them first. Sorry about that! So I topped it with passion fruit instead which was particularly good anyway, so there you go.

7 thoughts on “Chocolate Flapjack No-Cheesecake

  1. Oh my goodness that looks utterly delicious xxxx Abs I am so sorry to read in the About section of all your awful health problems you’ve been suffering with. I really hope this new way of eating helps xxx


  2. Delicious!!…Tried and tested and thoroughly recommended….have forwarded your blog page to a friend who is always looking for new gluten free recipes…


  3. I have just polished off a VERY large slice of this with a cup of coffee – tasted divine!

    The recipe is really easy to follow so you cannot go wrong! A really great combination of flavours. Highly recommended. Thanks Abi x


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