Mini chocolate cheesecakes








  • 2 tablespoons boiling water
  • 2 teaspoons powdered gelatine
  • 6 plain chocolate biscuits (see note)
  • 20g butter, melted
  • 250g cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1/4 cup pure cream, lightly whipped
  • 50g milk chocolate, melted
  • 8 mini Easter eggs
  • Cocoa powder, for dusting


  1. Line 8 holes of a muffin pan with paper cases. Place boiling water in a heatproof jug. Sprinkle over gelatine. Using a fork, whisk to dissolve gelatine.
  2. Process biscuits until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add butter. Process to combine. Divide mixture between cases. Using the back of a teaspoon, press mixture into cases. Refrigerate for 10 minutes or until firm.
  3. Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and sugar in a bowl until smooth. Add gelatine mixture. Beat to combine. Fold in cream. Add melted chocolate. Gently fold mixture to create a swirled effect. Spoon into cases. Smooth surface.
  4. Push 1 Easter egg into the centre of each cheesecake. Cover. Refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours or until set.
  5. Remove cheesecakes from pan. Dust with cocoa. Serve.

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