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 admire for a minute simply how cute these cheesecake are?! Little particular person mini egg cheesecakes which might be simple to serve, fairly, and naturally… very very tasty. 

Easter bakes

As everyone knows, it’s my favorite baking time of the yr… (sorry Christmas, I really like you actually), and I’m simply in full on easter baking mode now. I at all times adore posting new easter recipes, resembling 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, truffles and so forth which might be all Easter themed, and I’m not bored but. There’s something concerning the typically chocolate themed nature of them, together with fairly pastel colors and so forth. I simply can’t resist it! Easter bakes are the perfect. 

Mini cake tin

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

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

As you may 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 thought on the subject of a no-bake cheesecake like this. I are likely to have a go to base of utilizing digestives, however you may swap this up a bit if you happen to desire it. 

Any crammed 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 likely to make the combination up, break 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 proper 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 equivalent to my mini egg cheesecake recipe, as a result of that is simply a person model. 

  • Mushy cheese – also called cream cheese, you at all times need to use a full-fat mushy cheese. You need to use grocery store personal, a branded one resembling Philadelphia, or you may even use mascarpone. Mascarpone is of course sweeter, whereas different mushy cheeses have the basic 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 might probably’t be overwhelmed. In different international locations it might be often called heavy cream, or something comparable – if you’re nervous that the cream is decrease in fats, whip the cream individually and fold it into the cheesecake combine fairly than including it in as a liquid. 
  • Vanilla – I at all times flavour my cheesecake mixtures with vanilla as a result of I am keen on the flavour – particularly if its a plainer combination resembling this particular person mini egg cheesecake recipe.

Mini Eggs

Through the years, Mini Eggs, similar to each chocolate packet below the solar, the luggage of mini eggs have grow to be smaller, the colors of the shells could have pale barely in order that they aren’t as shiny in color, however they’re by far my favorite chocolate that exists. Everyone knows I am keen on a terry’s chocolate orange as properly, however mini eggs? You actually have my coronary heart. 

I really 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 prime, crushed mini eggs on prime and inside – as many mini eggs as you may probably match multi functional place. 

Suggestions & Methods 

  • 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 can also make the biscuit base chocolate flavoured by including 15g cocoa powder to the bottom
  • You can also make the filling chocolate flavoured by including 150g melted chocolate 
  • I take advantage of this mini cake tin

Biscuit Base

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

Cheesecake Filling

  • 300 g full-fat mushy 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 mushy cream cheese, icing sugar and vanilla extract till easy.

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

  • Fold by way of the crushed mini eggs!

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

  • Set the cheesecakes within the fridge for a minimum of 3-4 hours or the freezer for 2-3 hours.

For the Ornament

  • Fastidiously 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 take advantage of this mini cake mould for this recipe – You’ll be able to serve the cheesecakes into small ramekins, or glasses as an alternative although!
  • You need to use cupcake instances, however they are often arduous to get the cheesecakes out of. 
  • You need to use ANY Easter Candies you need within the cheesecakes! 


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