Want a fun and easy-to-make Easter cheesecake? Full of creamy, mini egg chocolatey flavor on an insanely good chocolate crumb base, this will be a huge Easter success!
We show you how to make our stunning mini egg cheesecake, with only 15 minutes of preparation, it’s SO simple. Your family will love it!
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Chilling time – overnight
Ingredients: 300g chocolate digestives, 140g butter melted, 365g Cadbury mini eggs plus additional for decoration (optional), 570g cream cheese softened, 150g icing sugar, 1 tsp vanilla bean paste, ½ Lemon juiced, & 500g double cream
Make your cheesecake base in a food processor, crush your chocolate digestives until they become crumbs, don’t over blitz them, you don’t want fine crumbs. Place them in a mixing bowl and add the melted butter, stir to combine.
Then place the digestive crumbs into a springform pan, and press down with a spoon to ensure they are compact. Place the pan in the fridge to chill while you are making the cheesecake filling.
Making the mini egg cheesecake filling. Roughly crush or chop your Cadbury mini eggs and set them aside In a large mixing bowl, add full-fat cream cheese, powdered sugar or icing sugar, vanilla bean paste, and lemon juice, and using an electric mixer, mix until combined.
Next, in a separate bowl, clean your whisk attachments and whisk your heavy cream until you have smooth peaks, and then fold them into the cream cheese mixture.
Now add the crushed mini eggs and fold them into your cheesecake mixture. Add your cheesecake filling to the base and smooth the top using a palette knife. Place the pan back in the fridge overnight or a minimum of 5 hours, to ensure that it sets correctly.
When you’re ready to serve, garnish with optional additional mini eggs, milk chocolate shavings, whipped cream, or toy chicks. Enjoy your fabulous Easter mini egg cheesecake!
For tips on making the perfect cheesecake then take a look at https://www.splashoftaste.com/mini-egg-cheesecake
Nutrition/ calories: 726kcal | Carbohydrates: 77g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 52g | Saturated Fat: 32g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 417mg | Potassium: 243mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 43g | Vitamin A: 1020IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 140mg | Iron: 2mg