Black Cherry Mini Cheesecakes

Patricia Kutchins


This cheesecake is absolutely decadent! The addition of the cherry Duncan Hines Frosting Creation as a topper, makes it a real winner!

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15 Min
25 Min


1 can(s)
duncan hines frosting creations starter
1 pkg
duncan hines flavor packet cherry vanilla
1 can(s)
dark pitted cherries in juice
12 oz
softened cream cheese
1 c
1 tsp
lemon juice
1 tsp
cherry juice from canned fruit
1/2 c
sour cream
vanilla wafers


1Pour pack of Duncan Hines® Frosting Creations™ Cherry Vanilla Flavor Mix into can of Duncan Hines® Frosting Creations™ Frosting Starter. Stir until evenly blended

2Open and drain the can of cherries (need 1 tsp for batter)

3Mix the softened cream cheese with sugar until blended.

4Add the lemon juice and cherry juice

5Mix until incorporated. Next add the eggs one at a time.

6Scrape the side of the bowl and blend the eggs totally in.

7Stir in the sour cream.

8Line 2 cupcake pans with liners. Place one vanilla wafer in bottom of each paper.
Using an ice cream scoop, fill each cupcake 3/4 full with batter.

9Place 2 cherries on top of the batter of each cupcake. These will bake into the cake.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake the cakes 20-25 minutes.

10Allow cakes to cool completely. Place in refrigerator overnight if possible. When ready to serve, pipe the cherry frosting on each cake and eat!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Hashtags: #cheesecake, #cherry