Indulging in a decadent dessert while maintaining a ketogenic lifestyle is entirely possible with this Keto Cherry Cheesecake recipe. It’s a delightful fusion of rich chocolate crust, tangy cherry layer, and creamy cheesecake topping, making every bite a heavenly experience without compromising your low-carb goals.

The journey to creating this mouthwatering dessert begins with crafting the perfect keto chocolate crust. Combining blanched almond meal, unsweetened cocoa powder, a pinch of salt, and low-carb sweetener with softened butter yields a dough that’s both flavorful and easy to work with. Whether you choose to bake it for a slightly crispy texture or opt for a no-bake version, this chocolate crust sets the stage for the layers of deliciousness to come.

Next comes the luscious cherry layer, featuring tart cherries that add a burst of fruity flavor and a touch of sweetness. Sprinkled with a hint of cinnamon, this layer provides a delightful contrast to the richness of the chocolate crust, creating a harmonious balance of flavors. And finally, the pièce de résistance: the creamy cheesecake topping. Made with mascarpone or cream cheese, heavy whipping cream, powdered low-carb sweetener, and a dash of vanilla extract, this velvety topping is whipped to perfection until firm peaks form.

When spread over the cherry layer, it adds a decadent richness that’s irresistibly smooth and satisfying. After assembling the cheesecake, a few hours of chilling in the fridge allow the flavors to meld together and the texture to set, resulting in a dessert that’s perfectly chilled and ready to impress.

Garnished with a few extra cherries for a pop of color and freshness, each slice is a true masterpiece that’s as beautiful as it is delicious. With just 4.7g of net carbs per serving, this Keto Cherry Cheesecake is a guilt-free indulgence that you can enjoy without derailing your keto lifestyle. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply treating yourself to a well-deserved dessert, this recipe is sure to satisfy your sweet cravings while keeping you on track towards your health and wellness goals. So go ahead, savor every bite and revel in the delight of this luxurious dessert that proves keto can be both delicious and decadent.


  • Blanched almond meal 1 cup/100 g/3.5 oz
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder or cacao 1 TBS/5 g/0.17 oz
  • Pinch of salt
  • Low carb sweetener (erythritol) 5 TBS
  • Softened butter 60 g/2.11 oz
  • Tart cherries pitted 1 cup/155 g/5.5 oz
  • Cinnamon powder 1 – 2 tsp
  • Mascarpone cheese or cream cheese 350 g/12.35 oz
  • Heavy whipping cream 1 cup/200 ml
  • Powdered low carb sweetener (erythritol or xylitol) ¼ cup – ⅓ cup
  • Vanilla extract 1 tsp


  1. Preheat the oven yo 180 C/350 F.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients, add softened butter and combine until you get the dough ball.
  3. Press in the dough into a deep small 17 cm/7 inch cake tray layered with a parchment paper.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven on 180 C/350 F for 10 – 15 minutes. If you want to avoid baking you can just press in the dough and skip baking. This keto chocolate crust can be a no bake.

CHERRY LAYER Put pitted cherries on top of the finished crust and sprinkle them with 1 or 2 teaspoon of powdered cinnamon. CHEESECAKE TOPPING

  1. Mix heavy whipping cream with vanilla and sweetener with a mixer until firm peaks are formed.
  2. Whisk mascarpone or cream cheese in a separate bowl and when smooth combine with mixed heavy whipping cream.
  3. Put the topping on top of cherries.
  4. Leave cheesecake in the fridge for few hours or overnight.
  5. Garnish with few cherries.
  6. Serve it cold and enjoy!