The Unapologetic Abs Cheesecake – A Lovatt Speciality


This cheesecake is an unapologetic protein punch.  It was created to tame the inner beast with a post work out sweet treat.  It was also created with it’s namesake in mind 🙂

This Cheesecake makes 12 slices, is great to share and keeps well in an airtight tub in the fridge or freezes

Macros per slice: Calories 398, Fat 24g, Carbs 8.2g, Fiber 3.6g and Protein 36.6g

Ingredients for the base:

  • 200g Grated Butternut Squash
  • 170g Almond Butter
  • 5 Scoops of Chocolate Whey Protein Powder (I use Cellucor)
  • 1 Tbsp Chocolate Coconut Milk

Ingredients for the cheesecake:

  • 300g Mascapone
  • 250g Ricotta
  • 4 Large Eggs
  • 450ml Coconut Milk
  • 2 Vanilla Pods
  • 8 Scoops of Vanilla Protein Powder (I use Cellucor)

You will need:

  • Preheated Oven 180C Conventional / 160C Fan
  • 2 Large Mixing Bowls
  • Grater
  • 2 Spatulas
  • Large Springform Tin with Base wrapped in foil
  • Scales / Measuring Spoons / Measuring Jug
  • Electric Whisk
  • Sharp Knife
  • Chopping Board
  • Pop your grated butternut squash into a large mixing bowl, add your almond butter and mix in thoroughly

  • Add you protein powder and chocolate coconut milk and mix in thoroughly

  • Get your prepared springform cake tin

  • Add your base mix and pat evenly across the base.  Pop it in oven 180c Conventional 160C Fan

  • In a separate large bowl add your mascarpone and your ricotta and whisk together

  • Crack your eggs into the mix and whisk together

  • Add your coconut milk in and whisk together

  • Split your vanilla pods

  • Scrape out the seeds and add to the mix

  • Add your protein powder and whisk until thick and creamy

  • When base is done take out of oven. If base risen beat it with spatula back flat

    Turn oven down to 170C Conventional and 150C Fan

  • Add cheesecake mix to the base

    Pop in oven and bake for 50 – 60 mins until golden and top does not wobble when gently shaken

  • When done place on cooling rack for 10 mins and then remove sides of tin.

    Careful it might still be hot.



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