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Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Hi everyone! In today's post, I am going to be sharing a mini cheesecake recipe that I have made quite a while back. I invented this recipe after experimenting with different cake styles, yet these worked out well to be yummy little tea-time snacks!

Notice how in the picture below, the soured cream is upside down... It's because the bottom cracked as I was taking it out of the fridge! This recipe should make enough for 12 cupcake sizes and you will need the following...

  • 5 digestive biscuits
  • 25g butter, melted
  • 300g cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 88g caster sugar
  • Half a tsp of vanilla extract
  • A drop of lemon flavouring
  • 1 egg, plus 1 yolk
  • 71ml soured cream
  • Few drops of red food colouring
  • Milk chocolate
  • Heat the oven to 150C Fan/170C/Gas Mark 3. Place 12 cupcake cases into a muffin tin. Crush the digestive biscuits in a food processor (or bash in a plastic bag for less washing!). Mix with the melted butter and press into individual cupcake cases. Bake for 5 minutes then leave to cool.
  • Beat the cream cheese until soft then add the flour, caster sugar, vanilla extract, eggs, soured cream , lemon flavouring and food colouring individually until light and fluffy. If you wish, transfer the mixture into a jug which should make it easier to pour them in the cupcake cases. Bake in the centre of the oven for 20 minutes. Or until there is a slight wobble in the middle. 
  • Once the cheesecakes are completely cool, remove from the cases. So we can move on to assembly time!
  • To make the chocolate drizzle, melt enough chocolate in a bain-marie. But making sure that the water does not touch the bottom of the bowl! Leave the chocolate to cool slightly before drizzling on top of the cheesecake!
  • Top the mini cheesecakes with a strawberry then drizzle with the melted chocolate using a spoon. Now, try to do this bit as slowly as possible, otherwise the chocolate might drip down in a big blob!

These snacks are light, yummy and perfect for tea-time treats! For a healthier option, use a lighter version of the cream cheese. I use the Light Medium Fat Philadelphia cream cheese and they taste exactly the same as the full fat counterpart! 


Hii!!! I'm Anna. A 21 year old Media student in London with a baking obsession. I like to make cakes, desserts or any kinds of sweet things and blog about them!

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