Prutella Protein Cheesecake


April 10, 2016

What is Prutella you ask? It’s a wondrous creation by Muscle Food and is a low carb, low fat, high protein Nutella! I know, you need some right? You can get it here and if you use my discount code pchef10 you’ll even get 10% off.

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yields: 8 servings


200g Hazelnut high protein biscuits (or sub for light digestives)

50g coconut oil

500g quark

500g extra light cream cheese

100g Muscle Mousse chocolate or peanut choc caramel

1 tablespoon Muscle Food Prutella (or sub for regular Nutella)

2 tablespoons chopped roasted hazelnuts


1Preheat the oven to 180’c

2Place the biscuits in a blender and blend until finely crushed. Alternatively put them in a sandwich bag and hit them with a rolling pin.

3Melt the coconut oil in the microwave for 1 minute, then pour it over the crushed biscuits. Stir this together until the crushed biscuits are fully coated.

4Pour the mixture into an 8inch loose bottomed cake tin and press the mixture down as tightly as you can.

5In a separate bowl mix together the quark, cream cheese and Muscle Mousse. Beat it as hard as you can to ensure there are no lumps of powder.

6Pour the mixture on top of the biscuit base and level it out.

7Bake on a middle shelf for 30 minutes. The top should not colour, if it does turn the oven down slightly. You still want the middle of your cheesecake to ‘wobble’ when you take it out of the oven, don’t wait until it is fully set as it will set further once it is chilled.

8Remove from the oven and allow the cheesecake to come to room temperature before chilling in the fridge for a minimum of 4 hours before removing from the tin.

9Finish by spreading on the Prutella and sprinkling over the chopped hazelnuts.


Nutrition Facts

Total Fat15.3g
Total Carbohydrates14.8g

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April 10th, 2016