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Chocolate Marble Vanilla Cheesecake (diabetes-friendly)

February 6, 2019

For those of you with diabetes, finding a delicious Valentine's Day dessert recipe can be tough. But, we have diabetes experts that can help!

Ingredients Makes 20 slices

2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs 500 mL
3 tbsp water 45 mL
1 1/2 tbsp margarine or butter, melted 22 mL
2 cups ricotta cheese 500 mL
2 cups 2% cottage cheese 500 mL
1 3/4 cups granulated sugar 425 mL
2 large eggs 2
1/3 cup all-purpose flour 75 mL
2/3 cup light sour cream 150 mL
2 tsp vanilla 10 mL
2 oz semisweet chocolate 50 g
2 tbsp water 25 mL


  • Preheat oven to 350F (180C)
  • 9-inch (2.5L) sprinform pan, sprayed with vegetable spray
  1. Crust: In a bowl, combine crumbs, water and margarine; mix well. Press onto sides and bottom of springform pan, refrigerate.
  2. In a food processor, combine ricotta and cottage cheeses, sugar and eggs; process until completely smooth. Add flour, sour cream and vanilla; process until well combined. Pour into pan. Melt chocolate with water and stir until smooth. Spoon onto cake in several places and swirl through lightly with a knife. Bake for 65 minutes or until set around edge but still slightly loose in center. Let cool; refrigerate until well chilled.
For mocha flavor, dissolve 2 tsp (10 mL) instant coffee in same amount of water and add to batter
Prepare up to 2 days ahead. Freeze for up to 6 weeks.

Nutrients Per Serving

Carbohydrates32 g
Fiber1 g
Protein8 g
Fat, total7 g
Fat, saturated3 g
Cholesterol31 mg
Sodium210 mg

America's Exchanges

2Other Carbohydrates
1Lean Meat

Canada's Choice

1Meat and Alternatives