Cherry Ripe Slice Recipe – Sugar Free (Just 2g Carbs)

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This delicious Cherry Ripe Slice Recipe with a chocolate cookie base might be more than a mouth full to say, but they’re even better to eat they’re super delicious, sugar-free, with only 2g net carbs.

Cherry ripe slice recipe
Cherry ripe slice recipe.

This sugar free cherry slice recipe involved some serious thought and experimentation using natural sweeteners and other low-carb ingredients.

This cherry ripe slice recipe has been an evolution over time to make it sugar-free yet still taste sweet and delicious.

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Cherry ripe slice

Cherry Ripe Slice – Sugar Free (2g Carbs)

The Cherry Ripe is an iconic Australian chocolate bar and a family favorite with just 2g Net Carbs this Keto Slice is healthy as well.
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Course: Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine: Australian
Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Servings: 15 serves
Calories: 306kcal
Author: Matt

Ingredients

Base

Filling

  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese softened
  • 2 ounces Natvia (aka Swerve)
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon cherry essence
  • 11 ounces Heavy Cream
  • 3 teaspoon gelatin
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 3-4 drops red food coloring red

Topping

  • 3.5 ounces Sugar Free Chocolate Chips
  • 4 drops cherry essence
  • 1 tablespoon Heavy Cream
  • 4 drops Stevia optional
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened shredded coconut

Instructions

Base

  • In a mixing bowl add the almond flour, shredded coconut and natvia.
  • Place the chocolate and butter into a separate bowl and place the bowl over a simmering saucepan of water. Ensuring that the water does not touch the bowl.
  • Add the melted chocolate and butter into the dry ingredients and mix well.
  • Press the base evenly and firmly into a 9×13 brownie pan.
  • Place in the fridge to set while making the next layer.

Filling

  • Place the cream cheese, cherry essence and natvia into your stand mixer, with the whisk attachment. Mix until smooth.
  • Add ⅔ of the cream and mix well.
  • In a separate bowl dissolve the gelatin in the boiling water.
  • With the mixer running on low speed, slowly add the gelatin mixture.
  • Add the remaining cream and mix well until all the ingredients are well combined and smooth.
  • Spoon ⅔ of the mixture on top of the chilled base.
  • Add the food coloring to the remaining mixture and mix well.
  • Spoon the pink mixture over the base and swirl through.
  • Set in the fridge for 3 hours, or overnight for best results.
  • Cut into squares and set on a large plate or wooden board.

Topping

  • In a mixing bowl add the chocolate and cherry essence.
  • Place the bowl over a saucepan of simmering water, ensuring that the bowl doesn’t touch the water.
  • When the chocolate has melted, add the cream and stevia (if using) and mix well.
  • Add the warm chocolate to a piping bag with a very fine piping nozzle and drizzle over the chilled bars.
  • Enjoy immediately or store covered in the fridge for up to 1 week – if they last that long.

Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 306kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 69mg | Potassium: 42mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 600IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.1mg

Since we choose not to eat fruit, real cherries were out, so we use cherry essence with a natural extract it has a rich cherry flavor and scent that smells so good.

We cut the keto bars into 15 pieces; one piece is one serve with just 2g net carbs.

Cherry ripe slice sugar free recipe
Cherry ripe slice sugar-free recipe

Cherry Ripe Slice Ingredients

Keto Cherry Ripe Slice Cookie Base Ingredients.

Keto Cherry Ripe Slice Filling Ingredients.

  • 8 ounces of Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2 ounces (⅓ cup) of Natvia (the pink box) or you can use Swerve if you can’t get Natvia
  • ½ teaspoon of Cherry Essence
  • 3 teaspoons of Gelatin
  • ¼ cup of Boiling Water
  • 3-4 drops of Red Food Coloring

Keto Cherry Ripe Slice Topping Ingredients.

  • 3.5 ounces of Sugar-Free Chocolate Chips
  • 4 drops of Cherry Essence
  • 1 tablespoon of Heavy Cream
  • 4 drops of Stevia optional
  • 2 teaspoons of Unsweetened Coconut, shredded

How To Make Cherry Ripe Slice

How to make the Keto cookie base.

  1. In a mixing bowl add the almond flour, shredded coconut, and Natvia.
  2. Place the chocolate and butter into a separate bowl and put the bowl over a simmering saucepan of water. Ensuring that the water does not touch the bowl.
  3. Add the melted chocolate and butter to the dry ingredients and mix well.
  4. Press the base evenly and firmly into a 9×13 brownie pan.
  5. Place in the fridge to set while making the next layer.

How to make the Keto Cherry Ripe Slice filling.

  1. Place the cream cheese, cherry essence, and Natvia into your stand mixer, with the whisk attachment. Mix until smooth.
  2. Add ⅔ of the cream and mix well.
  3. In a separate bowl dissolve the gelatin in the boiling water.
  4. With the mixer running on low speed, slowly add the gelatin mixture.
  5. Add the remaining cream and mix well until all the ingredients are well combined and smooth.
  6. Spoon ⅔ of the mixture on top of the chilled base.
  7. Add the food coloring to the remaining mixture and mix well.
  8. Spoon the pink mixture over the base and swirl through.
  9. Set in the fridge for 3 hours, or overnight for best results.
  10. Cut into squares and set on a large plate or wooden board.

How to make Keto cherry ripe slice topping.

  1. In a mixing bowl add the chocolate and cherry essence.
  2. Place the bowl over a saucepan of simmering water, ensuring that the bowl doesn’t touch the water.
  3. When the chocolate has melted, add the cream and stevia (if using) and mix well.
  4. Add the warm chocolate to a piping bag with a very fine piping nozzle and drizzle over the chilled bars.
  5. Enjoy immediately or store covered in the fridge for up to 1 week – if they last that long.

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To make a larger batch of this Keto Bar Recipe increase the serving amounts in the card above. 

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3 thoughts on “Cherry Ripe Slice Recipe – Sugar Free (Just 2g Carbs)”

  1. Omgoodness! Can’t wait to make these. Cherry Ripes are one of the many things I miss about home now that I live in the US.

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