Mini Egg and Flake Cheesecake

Made an Easter cheesecake to take with me to visit some family over the Easter weekend. I love making cheesecake, it is one recipe I make every Christmas. This is a recipe I have not tried before but I saw it on Instagram and thought I would give it ago.

Mini Egg and Flake Cheesecake

Course desserts
Keyword Baking
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 slices

Ingredients

  • 300 g chocolate digestives
  • 100 g unsalted butter
  • 400 g cream cheese
  • 100 g icing sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 300 ml doub
  • 4 flakes
  • 100 g mini eggs

Instructions

  • Crush the digestives in a freezer bag until they resemble breadcrumbs.
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  • Melt the butter in a saucepan and then remove from heat. Alternatively melt in a microwavable bowl for 30-45 seconds in the microwave until JUST completely melted.
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  • Add the crushed biscuits and mix so that they are completely covered with the melted butter
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  • Mix the cream cheese, icing sugar and vanilla extract in a bowl until well combined.
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  • Whisk the cream in a separate bowl until peaks are forming and then fold together with the cheese mix until well combined.
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  • Completely crush two of the flakes until they are almost like dust and fold into the cream/cream cheese mix. Break up the other two flakes into random bits and, again, fold into the creamy mix.
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  • Spoon the whole mix over the biscuit base and spread evenly over using the back of a spoon.
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  • Decorate the top with the Mini Eggs however you wish. Put in the fridge to set for at least 2 hours. Serve and enjoy!!

Hope you guys all had a nice Easter, this cheesecake went down really well with the family.

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