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!


★★★★★ 3 votes

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
  • 3
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 tsp
    cherry juice from canned fruit
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 24
    vanilla wafers

How to Make Black Cherry Mini Cheesecakes


  1. Pour pack of Duncan Hines® Frosting Creations™ Cherry Vanilla Flavor Mix into can of Duncan Hines® Frosting Creations™ Frosting Starter. Stir until evenly blended
  2. Open and drain the can of cherries (need 1 tsp for batter)
  3. Mix the softened cream cheese with sugar until blended.
  4. Add the lemon juice and cherry juice
  5. Mix until incorporated. Next add the eggs one at a time.
  6. Scrape the side of the bowl and blend the eggs totally in.
  7. Stir in the sour cream.
  8. Line 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.
  9. Place 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.
  10. Allow cakes to cool completely. Place in refrigerator overnight if possible. When ready to serve, pipe the cherry frosting on each cake and eat!

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About Black Cherry Mini Cheesecakes

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

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