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Old 05-29-2006, 10:05 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I want to make a cheesecake for Shavuos (this weekend) and I'd like to make it as NT friendly as possible.

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Here is something to start with
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Ruth,

I've used yogurt for some great cheesecakes. I just strain off the whey (through cheese cloth) until it's a cream cheese-like consistency. I sweeten it to taste with whatever decent sweetener I have, put it in a nut crust (like what mamajessica posted), and put it in the frig to set up.

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Um, what is NT?
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Nourishing Traditions. A book about preparing food using ancient food preparation techniques. It's about to have its own subforum apparently.

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Really? I've never heard of that book before. Hmm. I'm interested to read more about it.
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Ruth,

I've used yogurt for some great cheesecakes. I just strain off the whey (through cheese cloth) until it's a cream cheese-like consistency. I sweeten it to taste with whatever decent sweetener I have, put it in a nut crust (like what mamajessica posted), and put it in the frig to set up.

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That's all there is to it? No eggs? No baking? That sounds simple enough!

Approxiomately how much yogurt would I need to make 1 pie?

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That's all there is to it? No eggs? No baking? That sounds simple enough!

Approxiomately how much yogurt would I need to make 1 pie?
That's a good question. As a guess I would determine how much filling you want and start out with 2x that much yogurt. In those days I was making 1/2 gallons at a time and I probably used a whole batch, or a bit less than one, and made a pretty big pie. The only time it takes really is straining the yogurt, but that of course, takes no effort.

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Is it possible to make cheesecake with stevia? I'm having trouble using stevia for baking, everything comes out yucky. It only works for whipped cream so far...
www.scdrecipe.com has a few cheesecake recipes with honey that are NT friendly. I like the no-bake yogurt-jello one better than the one baked with eggs and dry curd cottage cheese.
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I've used stevia with the method I described above. I haven't made a regular cheesecake in so long, I can't even think how it would affect it.

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