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Particular person Mini Egg Cheesecakes! – Jane’s Patisserie

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Particular person mini egg cheesecakes with a buttery biscuit base, no-bake vanilla cheesecake mini egg stuffed filling, whipped cream and extra! 

Can all of us respect for a minute simply how cute these cheesecake are?! Little particular person mini egg cheesecakes which might be straightforward to serve, fairly, and naturally… very very tasty. 

Easter bakes

As everyone knows, it’s my favorite baking time of the 12 months… (sorry Christmas, I like you actually), and I’m simply in full on easter baking mode now. I at all times adore posting new easter recipes, corresponding to my Creme Egg scotch eggs not too long ago, and my mini egg brownies… however I couldn’t resist one other mini egg themed bake already. 

I’ve desserts, cheesecakes, traybakes, muffins and so forth which might be all Easter themed, and I’m not bored but. There’s something concerning the usually chocolate themed nature of them, together with fairly pastel colors and so forth. I simply can’t resist it! Easter bakes are the very best. 

Mini cake tin

I’ve many cheesecake recipes already, corresponding to my common mini egg cheesecake and some mini ones, corresponding to my mini lemon & raspberry cheesecakes – and they’re simply so cute. I like something cheesecake as you’ll be able to inform, however make them small a person, and I like them extra. 

Some mini cake tins can range barely, so right here is the precise one I exploit only for ease of explaining. It’s a unfastened bottomed mini cake tin in order that the cheesecakes are straightforward to take away as soon as they’ve set. I don’t essentially line every one for mini cheesecakes, however you’ll be able to simply in case – minimize out 12 mini circles. 

As you’ll be able to inform the mini tin actually does work properly –  I personally set the cheesecakes within the fridge for fairly some time, after which freeze for the final hour or in order that they’re simpler to take away with out lining! However once more, that is non-obligatory. 

Biscuit Base

The biscuit base, as at all times, is a fairly easy concept relating to a no-bake cheesecake like this. I are inclined to have a go to base of utilizing digestives, however you’ll be able to change this up a bit should you want it. 

Any stuffed biscuit, chocolate coated biscuit, mild model of a biscuit, or a buttery biscuit like shortbread can be utilized, however you have a tendency to want half to two-thirds of the quantity of melted butter to make up the combination. 

I are inclined to make the combination up, cut up it into the 12 mini cake tin holes, after which press down. I truly discovered a espresso tamper the best factor as one I had was conveniently the right dimension, however a spoon works simply as properly. You want it firmly packed in to allow them to simply come out out of the tin and off the bases in a while. 

Cheesecake filling

The cheesecake filling is actually similar to my mini egg cheesecake recipe, as a result of that is simply a person model. 

  • Delicate cheese – also referred to as cream cheese, you at all times wish to use a full-fat gentle cheese. You should use grocery store personal, a branded one corresponding to Philadelphia, or you’ll be able to even use mascarpone. Mascarpone is of course sweeter, whereas different gentle cheeses have the traditional tart cheesecake flavour. 
  • Sugar – I at all times use icing sugar in my cheesecake mixtures, and I at all times have. It brings sweetness to the combination, in addition to serving to whip the combination collectively to thicken. 
  • Cream – within the UK, our fattiest liquid cream is double cream at 47% and it may’t be overwhelmed. In different international locations it might be often known as heavy cream, or something related – in case you are anxious that the cream is decrease in fats, whip the cream individually and fold it into the cheesecake combine quite than including it in as a liquid. 
  • Vanilla – I at all times flavour my cheesecake mixtures with vanilla as a result of I like the flavour – particularly if its a plainer combination corresponding to this particular person mini egg cheesecake recipe.

Mini Eggs

Through the years, Mini Eggs, identical to each chocolate packet underneath the solar, the luggage of mini eggs have grow to be smaller, the colors of the shells might have pale barely so that they aren’t as vivid in color, however they’re by far my favorite chocolate that exists. Everyone knows I like a terry’s chocolate orange as properly, however mini eggs? You really have my coronary heart. 

I like including them to the insides of the cheesecake combination in these particular person mini egg cheesecakes, in addition to adorning with them. Complete mini eggs on high, crushed mini eggs on high and inside – as many mini eggs as you’ll be able to presumably match multi function place. 

Ideas & Tips 

  • These cheesecakes will final for 3+ days within the fridge as soon as made
  • These cheesecakes can freeze, adorned or undecorated, for 3+ months 
  • You may make the biscuit base chocolate flavoured by including 15g cocoa powder to the bottom
  • You may make the filling chocolate flavoured by including 150g melted chocolate 
  • I exploit this mini cake tin

Biscuit Base

  • 200 g digestives
  • 100 g unsalted butter (melted)

Cheesecake Filling

  • 300 g full-fat gentle cream cheese
  • 50 g icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 150 ml double cream
  • 150 g Mini Eggs (crushed)


  • 125 ml double cream
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar
  • grated chocolate
  • 150 g Mini Eggs

For the Biscuit Bases

  • Blitz the biscuits in a meals processor and blend the biscuits with the melted butter. 

  • If you wish to line the mini cake tin, do that now. Portion the biscuit combination between the 12 mini cake moulds after which press down firmly with a spoon. 

For the Cheesecake Filling

  • In a big bowl, whisk collectively the full-fat gentle cream cheese, icing sugar and vanilla extract till clean.

  • Whip the double cream individually in one other bowl to stiff peaks and fold via the combination, or pour the double cream into the cheesecake combination and whip all of it collectively till thick.

  • Fold via the crushed mini eggs!

  • Pour/spoon the combination between the 12 cheesecakes and clean over.

  • Set the cheesecakes within the fridge for no less than 3-4 hours or the freezer for 2-3 hours.

For the Ornament

  • Rigorously take away the cheesecakes from the tin.

  • Whip up the double cream and icing sugar till thick. Pipe onto your cheesecakes. 

  • Sprinkle over some grated chocolate and a few mini eggs!

  • These will final within the fridge for 3 days as soon as made. 
  • I exploit this mini cake mould for this recipe – You possibly can serve the cheesecakes into small ramekins, or glasses as a substitute although!
  • You should use cupcake instances, however they are often arduous to get the cheesecakes out of. 
  • You should use ANY Easter Sweets you need within the cheesecakes! 


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