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red velvet cake

Red Velvet Cheesecake Cake

Course: Cake, Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Birthday Cake, Red Velvet Cake, Valentines Cake
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Over night Resting: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings: 8 Slices
Calories: 314kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
A low carb cake with a cheesecake middle.  
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Cake - One Layer. Double up for a sandwich cake

  • 6 Eggs separated
  • cup Coconut Flour
  • ½ cup Erythritol or sugar substitute
  • cup Cocoa powder unsweetened
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 tablespoons Red food colour/natural colouring

Cheesecake Filling

  • 16 oz Cream cheese
  • ½ cup Erythritol or sugar substitute
  • 2 Eggs
  • cup Heavy or Whipped cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cheesecake Frosting

  • ½ cup Butter softened
  • 8 oz Cream cheese softened
  • 2 tablespoons Ground Erythritol or sugar substitute
  • 2 tablespoons cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Make the Filling

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • Grease and line the cake tin with parchment paper. It must be the same tin that you will use for the cake too.
  • In a bowl beat the cream cheese until smooth.
  • Add the eggs and mix thoroughly.
  • Add the erythritol, cream and vanilla and blend well.
  • Pour into the cake tin and spread evenly.
  • Bake for 1 hour.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  • Once cool, remove the cheesecake from the tin, wrap in foil or parchment paper and place in the freezer for at least 4 hours, but ideally overnight.

To make the cake

  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • Grease and line a cake tin with parchment paper.    
  • Beat the egg yolks with the erythritol until combined.
  • Add the coconut flour, cocoa powder, food colouring and baking powder. Mix thoroughly.
  • In another bowl, whisk the egg whites until stiff and firm.
  • Gently fold the egg whites into the cake mixture and combine well.
  • Spoon the cake mixture into the cake tin evenly.
  • Bake for 20 minutes until the sponge is firm.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  • REPEAT for a sandwich cake.  OR use two tin and double the mixture  

To make the Frosting

  • Blend all of the ingredients either using a hand-held blender or a food processor (I use a hand blender).

To Assemble the Cake

  • Remove the frozen cheesecake filling from the freezer.
  • Put one sponge on a plate and place the frozen cheesecake on top.
  • Place the other sponge on top.
  • Slather the frosting over the cake, ensuring that it is covered.
  • Slice and enjoy!


Serve 4-8 People, 12 slices
Nutritional Info per slice (based on 12 slices) – 314 Calories, 28g Fat, 11g Protein, 6g Total Carbs, 2g Fibre, 4g Net Carbs
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Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 314kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 28g | Fiber: 2g