Marbled Cheesecake

We don't care if it's cheating to use tofu in this way! This low-fat cheesecake is delicious.

from The Natural Solution to Diabetes
Marbled Cheesecake

Healthy Cooking Tip

Keep the romance alive by using lighter ingredients.

IngredientsNumber of servings: 1/12

  • 3 ounces low-fat honey graham crackers
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 container (19 ounces) silken tofu, well drained
  • 1 pound fat-free cream cheese
  • 1 extra large egg plus 2 extra large egg whites
  • 1/4 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1/2 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 2 tablespoons extra-light olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    How to make it 


  • 1

    Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  • 2

    Combine the graham crackers, wheat germ and 1 tablespoon of the sugar in a food processor and process into fine crumbs. Add the oil and process until moistened. Press the mixture over the bottom and partway up the sides of a 9 inch springform tin. Bake for about 10 minutes or until set. Cool.

  • 3

    Put the tofu, soft cheese, flour, egg and egg whites, vanilla and the remaining sugar into the food processor and process until smooth.

  • 4

    Measure 8 fluid ounces of the tofu mixture into a small bowl and stir in the chocolate syrup. Pour the remaining mixture into the crumb crust. Pour the chocolate mixture in a ring on top and swirl in with a knife to marble. Bake for 45 minutes. Turn off the oven and leave the cheesecake inside for 45 minutes. Cool to room temperature before chilling overnight.



Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 241
  • Fat: 8g