Mini cheesecakes with grapefruit

Mini cheesecakes with grapefruit

32 ratings

YoungA, community manager


„This is my favorite dessert for summer. It’s light and fresh, and the grapefruit adds a lovely splash of color.“

Difficulty

Medium 👍
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
120
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-16+
6 sheets
gelatin
150 ml
water
150 g
butter cookies
100 g
butter
1 tbsp
poppy seeds
2
grapefruits (pink)
75 g
sugar
525 g
cream cheese
300 g
yogurt
Metric
Imperial
  • 6 sheets gelatin
  • 150 ml water
  • 150 g butter cookies
  • 100 g butter
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 2  grapefruits (pink)
  • 75 g sugar
  • 525 g cream cheese
  • 300 g yogurt

Utensils

  • saucepan
  • small pan
  • 2 large bowls
  • plates for serving
  • small baking forms with removable bottoms (Ø 6 cm)
  • whisk
  • cooking spoon
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • small bowl
  • freezer bag
  • rolling pin

Enjoy with

Scheurebe Auslese, 2012
Scheurebe Auslese, a lightly aromatic dessert wine, goes well here. One of its main aromas is grapefruit, making it an excellent match for light refreshing desserts like this one.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
245
Protein
6g
Fat
18g
Carb
14g

Step 1/9

Add gelatin sheets to a bowl with some water. Leave to soak for approx. 5 – 7 min.
  • 6 sheets gelatin
  • 150 ml water
  • small bowl

Add gelatin sheets to a bowl with some water. Leave to soak for approx. 5 – 7 min.

Step 2/9

Place cookies into a freezer bag. Tightly seal and crush cookies with a rolling pin.
  • 150 butter cookies
  • freezer bag
  • rolling pin

Place cookies into a freezer bag. Tightly seal and crush cookies with a rolling pin.

Step 3/9

Melt butter in a small pan over medium-low heat. Transfer cookie crumbs to a bowl, add poppy seeds, pour in melted butter, and stir to combine.
  • 100 butter
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds
  • small pan
  • bowl

Melt butter in a small pan over medium-low heat. Transfer cookie crumbs to a bowl, add poppy seeds, pour in melted butter, and stir to combine.

Step 4/9

Spoon cookie mixture into bottom of baking forms and firmly press down to form crust.
  • small baking forms with removable bottoms

Spoon cookie mixture into bottom of baking forms and firmly press down to form crust.

Step 5/9

Use a sharp knife to peel and fillet grapefruits.
  • 2 grapefruits
  • cutting board
  • knife

Use a sharp knife to peel and fillet grapefruits.

Step 6/9

Add soaked gelatin along with water and sugar to a saucepan. Slowly heat mixture over medium-low heat, stirring constantly. Be careful not to overheat. Once the gelatin and sugar have completely dissolved, remove from heat and set aside.
  • 75 sugar
  • saucepan
  • cooking spoon

Add soaked gelatin along with water and sugar to a saucepan. Slowly heat mixture over medium-low heat, stirring constantly. Be careful not to overheat. Once the gelatin and sugar have completely dissolved, remove from heat and set aside.

Step 7/9

In a large bowl, combine cream cheese and yogurt. Stir well to combine. Pour gelatin mixture into the cream cheese mixture and whisk to combine.
  • 525 cream cheese
  • 300 yogurt
  • large bowl
  • whisk

In a large bowl, combine cream cheese and yogurt. Stir well to combine. Pour gelatin mixture into the cream cheese mixture and whisk to combine.

Step 8/9

To assemble, layer grapefruit slices in baking forms on top of cookie crust. Cover with the cream cheese mixture.

To assemble, layer grapefruit slices in baking forms on top of cookie crust. Cover with the cream cheese mixture.

Step 9/9

Then arrange several grapefruit slices on top. Transfer baking forms to refrigerator and allow to set for approx. 2 hours. Remove from refrigerator and run a knife around the edges. To serve, press on bottoms of baking forms to separate from edges. Then remove bottoms of baking forms and transfer to plates to serve. Enjoy as a fresh treat!
  • plates for serving
  • knife

Then arrange several grapefruit slices on top. Transfer baking forms to refrigerator and allow to set for approx. 2 hours. Remove from refrigerator and run a knife around the edges. To serve, press on bottoms of baking forms to separate from edges. Then remove bottoms of baking forms and transfer to plates to serve. Enjoy as a fresh treat!