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February 16th, 2014 13 Comments

Mini Nutella Cheesecake

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Mini Nutella Cheesecake Recipe

Makes 24 mini cakes | Prep Time: 30 mins | Bake Time: None
Adapted and modified from Nigella Lawson
Contributor: CP Choong

Ingredients:

10 oz graham crackers
5 tablespoons soft unsalted butter
1 x 13 oz jar Nutella (at room temperature)
¾ cup chopped toasted hazelnuts
1 lb cream cheese (at room temperature)
½ cup powdered sugar (sifted)
Whipped Cream
2 x 12 mini cheesecake pans

Method:

Break the graham cracker into the bowl of a processor, add the butter and a 15ml tablespoon of Nutella, and blitz until it starts to clump. Add 25g/3 tablespoons of the hazelnuts and continue to pulse until you have a damp, sandy mixture.

Lightly grease the mini cheesecake pan. Scoop a heap tablespoon of the crumbs into each cup, press into the base either using your hands or the back of a spoon. Place in the fridge to chill.

Beat the cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth and then add the remaining Nutella to the cream cheese mixture, and continue beating until combined.

Take the mini cheesecake pans out of the fridge and carefully smooth the Nutella mixture over the base, about 2/3 full each. Place the pan in the fridge for at least four hours or overnight. Serve straight from the fridge for best results.

Place a dollop of whipped cream on top and garnish with the remaining chopped hazelnuts on top.

Cook’s Note:

I used 12 mini Cheesecake Pan, 1.5”/4.5cm deep X 2”/5cm diameter cups. You may use Muffins pan, lined with cupcake casing for easy removal.

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13 comments... read them below or add one

  1. Karen says:

    Can you tell me what graham crackers are please

  2. Shila Das says:

    I use digestives biscuits or Marie biscuits

  3. Miryam says:

    Careful!!! Chopped hazelnuts for a 3 year old are very, very dangerous because the child could choke. Nuts should always be turn into powder.

  4. Sandy says:

    Do u use an electric hand mixer to make this mini cheesecake?

    • You can beat and mix with hand but I used a stand mixer on very low speed on this recipe. You can use hand mixer.

      After the cream cheese is beat smoothly on low speed, then add Nutella and just blend in, until just combined, on low speed.

  5. This beauty… I have made this very same one before and loved it so much (psst: I ate 1/2 of the cheesecake over the span of 1 week). Must make it again in small portions.

  6. mindy says:

    It depresses me so much to see you raving Nutella. It has to be one of the single GROSSest products on the market. Nothing but sugar sugar sugar cornsyrup, fake shortening,cornsyrup, chemicals. What is so difficult about making REAL hazelnut paste- grinding toasted hazelnuts to a paste and adding sugar to taste? So much for a healthier next generation……

    • Mindy – I actually like Nutella just like many people do, but of course, everything that is made from scratch will be the best. Perhaps I need to attempt the nutella recipe soon! :)

    • nutella says:

      what’s wrong with raving Nutella?not everyone has the time and passion like you to make REAL hazelnut paste. The trick here is to consume it moderately. Then it wouldnt have to be the single GROSSest product you deem so.

      To each his own. bleh.

  7. Felicia Dee says:

    I’m making these for a school project and was wondering if 2 1/2 hours would be enough time for the mini nutella cheescakes to set completely? Also are you able to remove them easily without cupcake liners?

  8. t1na says:

    Cheesecake and Nutella?? I know my roommate will love me now :)

  9. Lynn says:

    Bee, I could only find Honey Graham Crackers at FairPrice, couldn’t find any at other supermarkets…

    1. Is the honey version ok?
    2. If so, do I omit the powdered sugar?
    3. Is powdered sugar = icing sugar?

    Looking forward to your reply.

  10. lillian says:

    hi i want to make this, but i wish you showed actual recipe. i dont know what graham crackeers to use and if i need to mix butter with it. HELP!!!

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