Chocolate Explosion PROTEIN Cheesecake Recipe

Chocolate Explosion Protein Cheesecake Recipe
Written by The Protein Chef

If you’re craving cheesecake then this delicious, low fat, low sugar, and rich Chocolate Explosion Protein Cheesecake will be your new best friend!

Here is the recipe:

  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 12 Ounces (339g) Fat Free Cream Cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon (15g) Sugar Free Chocolate Chips
  • 1/4 Cup Sweetener
  • 10.6 Ounces (300g) Fat Free Vanilla Greek Yogurt
  • 4 Tablespoons (20g) Cocoa Powder
  • 1 1/2 Scoops (56g) Heavenly Chocolate Healthy ’N Fit Protein Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon (17g) Chocolate Peanut Butter

Calories in the WHOLE recipe:

  • Calories: 1146
  • Fat: 26g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Sodium: 2440mg
  • Carbs: 89g
  • Fiber: 11g
  • Sugar: 45g
  • Protein: 139g

Calories in each piece (if you make 4):

  • Calories: 286
  • Fat: 6.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 610mg
  • Carbs: 22.2g
  • Fiber: 2.7g
  • Sugar: 11.2g
  • Protein: 34.7g

Take out a large bowl, add all of your ingredients into it, and then mix everything together. Line a 6×2 cake pan with some parchment paper, pour your mix in, and then put it into the oven on 325°F/162°C for 30:00-35:00. After 30:00-35:00 drop your temperature to 200°F/93°C for another 50:00-60:00. Take your cheesecake out, let it cool, wrap it up, and then put it into the fridge overnight (or a couple hours if you can’t wait that long).

Buy my 6×2 Cheesecake Pan here:


  • If you don’t like sugar free chocolate chips then just use regular ones!
  • Keeping it in the fridge overnight will net you the best results!
  • Top it with whatever you want before the oven!

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About the author

The Protein Chef

Derek Howes is a personal trainer and chef with over a decade of experience in the gym and kitchen. Derek, who is also known as The Protein Chef on his blog and YouTube channel shows his viewers every week that food doesn’t need to be boring or repetitive, it’s all about balance, moderation, and having the knowledge to change things up. His recipes which have been featured in the news, magazines, and on TV are cheap, quick, AND delicious! His motto in life is “everything in moderation” and is without question the most important habit he follows.


  • Hey Derek, great recipe! Did Healthy ‘N Fit recently sponsor you? If so, congrats! That’s awesome, you deserve it! Eat that whole cheesecake to celebrate! haha.

  • This was is amazing! Really rich and chocolately, and it didn’t taste “healthy” at all. Even my kids liked it. 🙂 Thanks for the great recipes!

  • Hey Derek, is there a substitute for the greek yoghurt? Could you use normal yoghurt or would it be too thin? What about cottage cheese (whizzed up) or sour cream? It’s just really hard to find low fat vanilla flavoured greek yoghurts here in Australia and I don’t really like the taste of plain greek yoghurt!

    Thanks in advance!

      • Hey Derek, so I made it using normal yogurt which did work fine thanks! It is delicious! I also reduced the second cooking time by 20 minutes (to 30 minutes) but it was still a bit dry on the outside of the cheesecake. Do I need to reduce it even more next time? Thanks so much for replying to all my comments so I can perfect these recipes!

  • Just awsome! Second recipe from your page I tried and it went out just as beautiful and decadent…
    Thanks SO MUCH, this might even become our christmas dessert =)

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