I love this recipe because it is so simple to make. I generally have all of the ingredients in the fridge and pantry, so it is always great to throw together for a delicious last minute dessert or for a healthy snack. The combination of flavors in this recipe are perfect. Fresh strawberries and cream cheese without the need for any added sugar, make this a wonderful low carb, sugar free dessert perfect for anyone trying to cut back on the sugar in their life. Sugar Free Strawberry Cheesecake Pots is gluten free and would also be ideal for anyone with diabetes as well.
Metric vs Imperial
A note for any readers who use the Imperial system. In Australia, our cream cheese comes in 250 gm packets, which equates to 8.8 oz. If you convert the recipe to imperial, it may seem a bit confusing as it means you will be using just over a packet of cream cheese. You could simply add 1.1/4 packets to keep it simple, without impacting on the recipe.
Small Pots of Bliss
As I like to minimize my sweets intake, I try to keep my sweets and dessert servings smaller than usual. This recipe makes 6 small 100 gm/3.5 oz pots, or you could make 3 larger pots of about 200 gms/7 oz. If you wanted to make 6 larger serves, simply double the ingedients, to get approximately 6 serves of 200 gms/7 oz.
Fresh or Frozen Berries
Feel free to use fresh or frozen berries in this recipe. If you are using fresh berries, make sure that they are really ripe, so that they will blend in using a hand mixer. If your berries are a little firm, you can also blitz them a little in a food processor. Try not to make them liquid though or you cheesecakes aren’t going to be as firm.
You can switch the cream in this recipe for coconut cream. I would use the really thick coconut cream that can be scooped off the top of a can of coconut cream that has been refrigerated overnight, again to make sure that the cheesecake is going to be a thicker consistency.
Add A Simple Crumb Base
You can make these pots simply as they are or you can add a simple low carb cake crumble to the base of your pots for a little variation. This recipe for Sugar Free Cake Crumble Mix is really simple to make and is just perfect for desserts like this one. You can also store it to use for another time so is a fabulous recipe.
If you are looking for some more delicious dessert pot recipes, check out this amazing recipe for Low Carb Tiramisu Pots or this recipe for Low Carb Cheesecake Pots. Make sure you also check out this delicious Low Carb Creamy Baked Cheesecake, for a spectacular dessert sortable for any occasion.
Prep Time:15 minutes
Total Time:15 minutes
Servings: 6 snack pots
- 250 gms cream cheese at room temperature
- 100 gms whipping cream/pure cream
- 250 gms fresh hulled ripe strawberries
- 1 teaspoon Stevia Erythritol Blend or to taste
- A squeeze of lemon juice.
- A dash of vanilla extract
Beat the cream cheese until light and creamy.
Blitz or chop the strawberries and add to the cream cheese mixture. Add the vanilla extract, a squeeze of lemon juice and the sweetener. Beat until the strawberries have blended in.
Add the cream and continue beating until the mixture thickens.
Spoon or pipe into 6 small dessert pots. Allow to firm up in covered in the fridge until ready to serve. Makes approximately 6 x 100 gms/3.5 oz pots or 3 X 200 gram/7 oz pots.
Use coconut cream instead of cream in the recipe-read notes about this above.
Top with fresh whipped cream, fresh berries or use dried strawberries, as in the feature photo.
Note that we calculate our own nutritional values so they may not be precise. Calculate your own if desired. Carb values exclude sugar alcohols such as Erythritol, as they generally have no impact on blood sugar levels. 50% of the carbs from Xylitol is added to nutritional values. This is consistent with industry practice.