Mini cheesecakes

Hey pixels, this has been my dessert today!! Mini cheesecakes!!! ย I love cheesecake, specially when it’s home made and it comes in individual portions, which are cute and lovely ๐Ÿ™‚

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Oh, and it’s Saturday: weekend!! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Let’s celebrate it with cake: as a dessert, like me, or maybe as a part of your weekend brunch…

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This recipe is very easy to make, it takes few time cooking and it has few ingredients. Oh, I serve the cakes with a few fruit cubes, to avoid the guilty of eating too much cake… lol, but this is optional, of course… I choose kiwi because it’s my favorite fruit but if you want you can change to another fruit (or don’t use any fruit at all).

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And what about the cheese? First of all, I want to say this is not a sponsored post: no one has paid to me to use that kind of cheese. I simply used it because I really like kiri. But you can use whatever kind of cheese you prefer.

Ingredients (makes 6 mini cakes):

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  • about 12-14 cookies
  • 4 tablespoons butter (melted)
  • 5-6 kiri (depending on how strong you want the flavour)
  • 1 greek yogurt (unsweetened)
  • 1 egg (separated)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch (not pictured)
  • 4 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 kiwis (peeled and cubed)

Directions:

Preheat the oven at 180ยบC

Grind up cookies and mix with the melted butter. Pour in cupcake molds. Prebake for 5-8′

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Whip the egg whites to soft peaks. Set aside.

In a bowl, mix the yolk, kiri, yogurt, cornstarch and sugar. Finally, add the meringue.

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Pour this mixture into the molds and bake for 35′. Allow to cool and unmold.

Decorate with kiwi cubes.

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