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Mini-Orange Cheesecake with Caramelized Orange Zest


These mini-cheesecake are delicious and delicate. Your guests will love it!

For the caramelized orange zest

Ingredients :

4 orange zest

1 cup sugar

1/4 cup water

Preparation:

Over medium high heat, Bring to a boil all the ingredients for about 5 minutes. Let it cool, then strain and place orange zest over parchment paper until you use them to decorate.

For the filling

Ingredients:

8oz cream cheese

1/2 cup condense milk

4 Tbs lime juice

2 Tbs orange juice

1 tsp orange zest (very fine )

1 tsp lemon zest (very fine)

Preparation:

Mix cream cheese until soft, stir in condense milk. Stir in lemon and orange juice, mix well until mixture has consistency. Add lemon and orange zest. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before filling.

Fill in the mini-cupcakes and decorate with cristalized orange zest and refrigerate over night.

For the crust

Ingredients:

8 oz sweet biscuit crumbs

6 Tbs butter ( melted )

1 Tbs brown sugar

1 tsp. Ground Cinnamon

12 mini-cupcake liners paper

Preparation:

Arrange the mini- cupcake liners paper over mini muffin pan

Mix all ingredients in a bowl.

Press 1 tsp of the mixture into the bottom of each mini-cupcake liner. Press very well to compact.

Refrigerate for about 30 minutes before filling them.