Protein Cheesecake

Protein Cheesecake

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Course All Recipes, Dessert
Cuisine All, Bodybuilding Friendly, Low Carb
Servings 8 servings
Calories 196 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 8 ounces 1/3 less fat cream cheese
  • 1 cup light ricotta cheese
  • 3/4 cup plain Chobani Fat Free Greek Yogurt (or substitute 1/2 cup light sour cream)
  • 1/2 cup Quest whey protein
  • 1/2 cup Splenda
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup egg whites

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Blend all ingredients together until smooth and creamy
  • Pour into a 9-inch non-stick round cake pan coated with non-stick spray
  • Bake 30-40 minutes with a pan of water placed on the rack below
  • Note: Cake will be very "puffy" but will settle as soon as removed from oven

Notes

Variations:
Mocha Cappuccino: add 2TBSP dark cocoa powder and 2 packages of instant coffee/espresso
Coconut Rum Lime: omit vanilla and add 1tsp rum extract, 1 1/2 tsp coconut extract and zest of 1 lime
Chocolate Peanut Butter: use 2TBSP dark cocoa powder and 1/4 cup PB2 powdered peanut butter
Other ideas: extracts (banana, coffee, strawberry, rum, coconut, etc) fruit zest (orange, lemon, lime).....get creative!

Nutrition

Calories: 196kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 22gFat: 9g
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