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Key Lime Cheesecake

Course: Cheesecake, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free low carb recipes, Key Lime, Summer Dessert
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Chilling time: 4 hours
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 10 Slices
Calories: 316kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
A key lime cheesecake that is set in a coconut crust makes a luscious dessert. 
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  • 3 cups Desiccated coconut unsweetened
  • 1/4 cup Erythritol low carb sweetener
  • 2 Egg whites
  • 1/4 cup Butter, melted unsalted
  • 1 teaspoon Coconut oil


  • 8 oz Cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup Erythritol low carb sweetener
  • 2 cups Cream - heavy/whipping
  • 1/4 cup Key Lime Juice (or just lime juice)
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract



  • Brush the inside of a pie dish with coconut oil. 
  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • Mix the desiccated coconut, melted butter, egg whites and sweetener together until combined
  • Spoon the mixture into the pie dish and with clean wet hands, press the coconut mixture around the sides and bottom until the dish is covered.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until slightly golden and firm. 
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool.


  • In a bowl beat the cream cheese with a whisk until soft. (Or by hand with a spoon and a strong arm!).
  • Add the sweetener, lime juice and vanilla and whisk away until blended.
  • In another bowl whip the cream into stiff peaks, then fold into the cream cheese mixture.
  • Spoon the filling into the coconut case and place in the fridge to chill for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Decorate with cream and lime slices (optional)


Serves 10 slices:
Nutritional Info per slice:  316 calories, 32g Fat, 4g Protein, 6g Total Carb, 3g Fibre, 3g Net Carbs
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Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 32g | Fiber: 3g