Chocolate Swirl Vegan Cheesecake

"Baked Zebra Cheesecake, just what I'm craving now 🤤. Don't worry, no zebras were harmed in its making 😅. Did you know you can cook cheesecakes in rice cookers?! (i used my panasonic one) But I've also put the baking instructions down below. Save me a slice"
-- @rainbownourishments

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This vegan cheesecake can be made in the oven or in a rice cooker!? Woah! This is a wonderful make-ahead dessert for chocolate lovers! The swirls are made with silken tofu, vegan white and dark chocolate, vegan cream cheese, coconut yogurt and is naturally sweetened with maple syrup. 

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Prep time 20mins
Cook time 45mins

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For the Crust


  • 2 cups vegan chocolate cookies, crushed
  • 1/2 cup softened coconut oil or vegan butter

For the Filling


  • 1 1/4 cup silken tofu
  • 1 1/4 cup vegan cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup coconut yogurt
  • 2/3 cup plus 1 1/2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup vegan dark chocolate, melted plus a dash of water
  • 1 cup vegan white chocolate, melted plus a dash of vanilla


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 160°C or 320°F, or preheat your rice cooker.

  • Step 2

    To make the crust, add the cookies to a food processor. Process til small crumbs. Add the oil/butter and process til combined.

  • Step 3

    Line your cake or rice cooker tin.

  • Step 4

    Press the cookie mixture against the bottom and sides to form a crust. If the mixture falls apart, refrigerate it and try again.

  • Step 5

    To make the filling, add the tofu, cream cheese, yoghurt, maple syrup and salt to the food processor. Process until smooth.

  • Step 6

    Separate the filling into 2 bowls. Mix the dark chocolate and water into one bowl. Mix the white chocolate and vanilla into the other.

  • Step 7

    Dollop a spoonful of the white batter in the middle of the crust. Dollop a spoonful of the brown batter on top. Repeat.

  • Step 8

    Cook the cheesecake in an oven for 45 min or rice cooker for 65 min.

  • Step 9

    Let the cheesecake sit for 2 hours then chill overnight.

  • Step 10

    To remove, run the sides under warm water and pull out.