Cherry Mini Cheesecakes2013-08-08
- Yield : 6 servings
- Prep Time : 20m
- Cook Time : 35m
- Ready In : 55m
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Saturated Fat19 grams
- 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, plus more for ramekins
- 1/2 pound Bing cherries (about 30 cherries), pitted
- 3 tablespoons Kirsch (cherry brandy)
- 1 pound cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 cup sugar substitute (recommended: Splenda)
- 2 large eggs, room temperature
- Cocoa, for dusting
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Lightly butter 6 (6-ounce) ramekins
Melt the butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the cherries and 1 tablespoon of the Kirsch, and cook until the fruit softens and glazes, about 7 minutes. Divide the cherries with their juices evenly among the prepared ramekins.
Pulse the cream cheese, sugar substitute, eggs, and remaining 2 tablespoons of Kirsch in a food processor until smooth. Pour the filling into the ramekins.
Bake the cheesecakes until the edges puff slightly and the centers almost set, about 25 minutes. Cool the cheesecakes on a rack in the ramekins. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
When ready to serve, run a small knife around the outside of the cheesecakes. Carefully invert each cheesecake onto a plate, then flip the cheesecakes over so the cherries are on the bottom. Lightly dust with cocoa.