Carnivore Cheesecake

Creamy, smooth, and sweet – but completely keto, carnivore, and sugar-free. This carnivore cheesecake recipe checks all the boxes. Made with simple whole food ingredients like cream cheese and eggs, it’s an easy carnivore-friendly dessert that won’t knock you out of ketosis.

In this post, I’m sharing how to make the fluffiest, most delicious carnivore cheesecake ever. It’s perfect for satisfying sweet cravings while sticking to a low-carb, high-fat carnivore diet.

carnivore cheesecake

Whether you’re craving something sweet after dinner or want to impress at your next dinner party, this cheesecake is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Let’s get right into the ingredients you’ll need and step-by-step instructions for creating carnivore diet perfection with every soft, smooth bite. Read on for everything you need to know to make this stunning cheesecake at home.

👍 Why You’ll Love This Recipe

So Creamy and Smooth – With its rich, velvety texture from cream cheese, heavy cream, and eggs, every spoonful of this cheesecake melts in your mouth with dreamy creaminess.

carnivore cheesecake recipe

Vanilla Perfection – The pure vanilla extract adds a warm, aromatic touch that enhances the flavors perfectly without stealing the spotlight.

Light and Airy – With a careful combination of creaminess from the cheese and air whipped into the eggs, the texture strikes a winning balance between rich density and breezy lightness.

✨ Recipe Ingredients

To make the carnivore cheesecake you will need these ingredients;

  • 3 x 8 oz Cream Cheese (3 blocks)
  • 1/3 cup Monk Fruit Sweetener (I recommend this one for this recipe – Amazon Link)
  • 1/4 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 3 large Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt

👨‍🍳 How To Make

Easily make the best carnivore cheesecake. Follow these steps:

Step 1

Using a mixer, beat the cream cheese and your chosen sweetener together until the mixture becomes creamy.

Step 2

Pour in the heavy cream, followed by the vanilla extract and sea salt. Mix it well until fully incorporated.

Step 3

As you blend everything together, add eggs gradually (beat one at a time) – this ensures that our carnivore cheesecake remains soft and fluffy.

Step 4

Line an 8×8 square baking dish with parchment paper. Pour in the prepared mixture. Bake at 320F (~160C) for about 25 minutes until set.

Step 5

Let it cool, then refrigerate overnight. This is crucial for achieving that perfect carnivore cheesecake consistency.

easy carnivore cheesecake

💡Tips

1. Don’t Overbake

It’s easy to dry out cheesecake. When in doubt, underbake slightly. The center should still jiggle a bit when shaken gently. The residual heat will finish the cooking process as it cools and chills completely.

2. Mix Thoroughly

In step 1, really blend the cream cheese and sweetener until completely smooth before adding anything else. Make sure no lumps remain. 

carnivore diet cheesecake

3. Bring Ingredients to Room Temperature

For the creamiest, fluffiest texture, allow all of your dairy ingredients to come to room temperature before mixing. Cold ingredients can cause the fats to separate and create lumps. Taking them out of the fridge 30-60 minutes early does the trick.

4. Slowly Add Eggs

When it’s time to add the eggs, ensure you’re adding them one at a time. This might seem tedious, but it’s a crucial step in making sure the eggs are thoroughly incorporated without overmixing.

Overbeaten eggs can introduce too much air, which might cause your cheesecake to puff up and then collapse.

cheesecake on carnivore diet

5. Let It Set!

One of the secrets to a perfect cheesecake is patience, especially during the cooling process. Once it reaches room temperature, transfer to the fridge.

Variations

If you are not following a 100% strict carnivore diet, you can try these amazing variations too:

1. Citrus Zest Twirl: Add a burst of sunshine with grated lemon, orange, or lime zest at Step 2. Fold it in gently alongside the vanilla for a subtle, refreshing twist. Top with berries (frozen and thawed, if you like) for a vibrant, vitamin-packed finish.

3. Pumpkin Spice Prance: Embrace the fall vibes with a sprinkle of pumpkin spice mix at Step 2. Bake it up like the original, then top with a dollop of whipped cream cheese (made with just cream cheese and heavy cream) and a drizzle of sugar-free pumpkin syrup. Hello, autumn in every bite!

carnivore diet cheesecake recipe

3. Berry Topped Cheesecake: While berries aren’t 100% carnivore-friendly, for those who are not on a strict diet, topping your cheesecake with fresh berries can provide a refreshing flavor contrast.

Whether you’re following a keto or a slightly flexible carnivore diet, this variation is an easy addition.

4. Spiced Carnivore Cheesecake: Add a pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg to the batter. These spices can bring a warm and comforting flavor, perfect for the holiday season or those chilly evenings.

You’ll Love These Recipes Too

Loved my carnivore cheesecake recipe? If you’re looking for more such recipes, you won’t be disappointed with these:

1. Carnivore Pancakes: Why not start your morning with these fluffy carnivore pancakes? Just like my carnivore diet cheesecake, they’ll keep you on track and your tastebuds satisfied.

2. Carnivore Cookies:  These cookies are perfect for anyone following the carnivore diet- so tasty!

3. Carnivore Waffles: These waffles are a great alternative when you crave something a bit different than my carnivore cheesecake.

4. Carnivore Ice Cream: A dessert that goes perfectly after my carnivore cheesecake. Cool, creamy, and wholly carnivorous! If you loved my crustless keto cheesecake, this ice cream will leave you wanting more.


I hope you enjoy this simple yet delicious cheesecake recipe! Be sure to visit my website for more keto and carnivore-friendly treats. Feel free to leave a comment below with any questions or suggestions for future recipes you would like to see. I love hearing from you!

carnivore cheesecake

Carnivore Cheesecake

Looking for a carnivore-friendly dessert? This cheesecake is for you! Made with simple ingredients, this carnivore cheesecake is rich, creamy, and delicious.
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Ingredients
  • 3 x 8 oz Cream Cheese (3 blocks)
  • 1/3 cup Monk Fruit Powder (or about 1/2 cup of raw honey)
  • 1/4 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 3 large Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt
Instructions
  • Using a mixer, beat the cream cheese and your chosen sweetener together until the mixture becomes creamy.
  • Pour in the heavy cream, followed by the vanilla extract and sea salt. Mix it well until fully incorporated.
  • As you blend everything together, add eggs gradually (beat one at a time) – this ensures that our carnivore cheesecake remains soft and fluffy.
  • Line an 8×8 square baking dish with parchment paper. Pour in the prepared mixture. Bake at 320F (~160C) for about 25 minutes until set.
  • Let it cool, then refrigerate overnight. This is crucial for achieving that perfect carnivore cheesecake consistency.
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Cuisine American
Keyword carnivore cake, carnivore cheesecake, carnivore diet cheesecake

Nutrition

Calories: 230kcal
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 230kcal
Cost: $15

8 thoughts on “Carnivore Cheesecake”

  1. I intend to make this tomorrow. However, and not dissing this recipe, sometimes a sweet flavot can induce an insulin response even though there is no sugar.

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  2. I made this last night however, the sweetner I used was called Zsweet and while the flavor is good. It can out more like a Creme Brule. It was crispy on top and custard like in the center. I didn’t have monk fruit on hand. I plan to use it on top of some raspberries. I probably should’ve used the whole block of cream cheese too…

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  3. 4 stars
    Overall good, only issue is that the sweetener listed is NOT monk fruit, it is mostly Erythritol. Pure Monk fruit or Stevia would be a better choice IMO.

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  4. 4 stars
    The first time I made the recipe, I followed it, except I used swerve, and it came out with kind of a grainy texture, but was still very good, the second time I kind of mix things up and added some fresh goat cheese ricotta, and used 1/4 of the sweetener-used chocolate raspberry Stevia… was the bomb!!!! like always 🤷🏻‍♀️eat it in moderation, but it is that perfect little treat when you are just really craving, it is so custardy and satisfying😉

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