Sumo Citrus® Valentine’s Day Vegan Cheesecake

Savor the legendary taste of Sumo Citrus in this exquisite no-bake Valentine’s Day dessert, where the iconic Top Knot™  takes center stage.

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Chill Time: 2 hours
  • Total Time: 2 hours and 20 minutes
  • Makes: 24 servings

Author: Claire Scott @clairebear_bites

The Sumo Citrus, known for its unparalleled sweetness and vibrant zest, lends its unique flavor to create a cheesecake experience like no other. There is unexpected joy in every bite of these vegan cheesecakes, elevating the dish from a simple dessert to a culinary masterpiece. 

Designed to captivate both the palate and the heart, these cheesecakes are the perfect embodiment of love and luxury, making them an ideal choice for a romantic Valentine’s Day celebration. The creamy texture melds seamlessly with the bold, bright notes of Sumo Citrus, ensuring that every bite is a memorable journey of flavors. Celebrate love and indulgence with this sumptuous vegan dessert.


Cheesecake Filling

16 oz vegan cream cheese (room temperature)

1⅓ cups confectioners’ sugar

1 tbs Sumo Citrus zest 

1/4 cup Sumo Citrus juice 

2 cups vegan cream


2 cups vegan graham crackers, finely crushed

1 tablespoon granulated sugar

½ cup vegan butter, melted


  1. In a large bowl, beat the vegan cream cheese and vegan cream until light and fluffy. 
  2. Add the Sumo Citrus zest and juice and beat again until thoroughly combined. 
  3. Spoon the mixture into silicone rose molds or regular muffin molds, allowing for room at the top to add the crust later. and transfer to the freezer to set (at least 2 hours). 
  4. While the cheesecakes are setting, make the crust by mixing the crushed graham crackers, vegan butter and sugar in a bowl and set aside. 
  5. When the cheesecakes have set, press the crust onto each cheesecake and return to the freezer to harden (around 30 mins). 
  6. Once the cheesecakes have all been completely set, remove them from the freezer and indulge with your Valentine!


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