FOOD

Mini Mojito Cheesecakes

It's a cocktail in a cake! These no-bake beauties will be the hit of your next party - trust us!
10
40M

TIP! Peppermint essence can be replaced with vanilla essence. For non-alcoholic version, omit rum. Cheesecakes can be made up to three days ahead. Leave in paper cases and store in a single layer in a large airtight container in the fridge. 

Ingredients

FILLING
MINT CREAM

Method

1.

Line a 12-hole muffin pan (1/3-cup capacity) with 10 paper cases. 

2.

Process biscuits in a food processor until finely crushed. Add butter. Process until combined. Transfer to a bowl. Stir in coconut and rind. Divide evenly among paper cases. Press firmly over base. Refrigerate while preparing filling.

3.

To make filling, sprinkle gelatine over 2 tablespoons water in a small heatproof jug. Sit jug in a saucepan of simmering water. Stir until gelatine is dissolved. Cool slightly. 

4.

Process cream cheese, condensed milk, juice and rum in a food processor until smooth. With motor operating, add gelatine until combined. Pour evenly over biscuit bases. Refrigerate overnight.

5.

To make mint cream, beat all ingredients in a small bowl with an electric mixer until soft peaks form.

6.

To serve, remove cases from cheesecakes. Place on a serving plate. Dollop over mint cream. Sprinkle with extra lime rind and mint leaves.

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