Siúcra Easter Nest Cheesecakes

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Makes 12


For the base

150g digestives

20g Siúcra Light Golden Brown Sugar

50g butter


For the cheesecake filling

360g cream cheese, room temp.

180g Siúcra Caster Sugar

4 eggs

40g plain flour

200ml sour cream

1tbsp vanilla extract

50g chocolate chips


For the nests

180g shredded wheat, crushed

150g milk chocolate, melted

36 mini eggs


 

  • Preheat the oven to 180˚C/ 160˚C fan/ gas mark 4 and line a cupcake tray with 12 cupcake cases.
  • For the base, whizz the biscuits in a food processor until they are roughly crushed, or place in a sealable bag and bash with a rolling pin.
  • Place the crushed biscuits and light golden brown sugar into a bowl and pour over the melted butter. Stir together until the mixture resembles wet sand.
  • Divide the mix between the cupcake cases and push firmly to form an even base for the cheesecake. Place in the fridge to set while you make the filling.
  • In a bowl, beat together the cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add the eggs one at a time, beating between each addition.
  • Stir in the flour, sour cream, vanilla and chocolate chips.
  • Divide the mix between the cupcake cakes. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Allow to cool completely. Remove the cupcake cases.
  • To make the nests, stir together the shredded wheat and the melted chocolate. Spoon on top of each cheesecakes, use the back of a teaspoon to make a small well.
  • Place in the fridge and allow the chocolate to set. Put 2-3 mini eggs into each nest.

This recipe is sponsored by Siúcra

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