These Mini Christmas Cheesecakes make the a great alternative festive dessert, and are low in Points, Syns and Calories!
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍
These Mini Christmas Cheesecakes are the perfect party dessert. Packed with all the flavours of Christmas and rich and creamy to boot!
You can use whatever booze you like, or replace it with orange juice if you prefer.
If you don’t like raisins, you could always add some orange mixed peel. Any Christmassy dried fruit would work well, just remember to adjust the Syns, Points or Calories accordingly.
If you’re looking for some other festive cheesecakes, why not try these Santa New York Cheesecakes? How cute are these?!
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What do I need to make this Mini Christmas Cheesecakes recipe?
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You will need a silicone mini muffin tin for this Mini Christmas Cheesecakes recipe.
This silicone mini muffin tin is a really useful piece of kitchen equipment. You can use it to make these Low Syn Mini Victoria Sponge Cakes
How many Syns are in these Mini Christmas Cheesecakes?
These Mini Christmas Cheesecakes are just 1 Syn each! That is a hefty Syn saving when compared to a standard cheesecake, and they certainly don’t compromise on flavour or richness!
It is important in this recipe, to use a sweetener which weighs the same as sugar. If you are using a powdered sweetener then please check how it compares to sugar. In some cases you’ll need to use less because powdered sweetener weighs less.
Synning the sweetener
As you will probably know Slimming World have brought out some new recommendations regarding the Syn value of granulated sweeteners. Slimming World have confirmed what this change means.
Where there is 1 tbsp or more being used per serving we recommend members count 0.5 Syn per tbsp. If using smaller amounts, like a pinch or teaspoon, there’s no need to worry about Syns at all.
The recipe for these Mini Christmas Cheesecakes uses 3 tablespoons of sweetener and is divided into 24 portions.
That’s way less than a tablespoon per portion, so there’s no need to add any Syns for the sweetener itself.
You could even serve them with some fresh fruit to make a proper dessert! Why not choose something different from our Slimming World Speed Food List?
How Weight Watchers friendly is this Mini Christmas Cheesecakes recipe?
If you’re looking for a dessert to satisfy your festive sweet craving then look no further.
These Mini Christmas Cheesecakes are just 1 Point each!! Yes you read that right – AMAZING!!
How many Calories are in these Mini Christmas Cheesecakes?
Shop bought Christmas cakes and desserts are notoriously high in Calories. Not only are these Mini Christmas Cheesecakes easy to make, but they’re also only 31 Calories each!
You could even make this into one large cheesecake if you fancied!
You could top these Mini Christmas Cheesecakes with a squirt of reduced fat whipped cream, or some fat free yoghurt.
Whatever you do, don’t forget to check the Syns, Points and Calories and adjust accordingly.
If you love cheesecake, why not try our Baked Pumpkin Cheesecake?
How do I make this Mini Christmas Cheesecakes recipe?
Spray the silicone mini muffin tin with Low Calorie Cooking Spray. In a small bowl, soak the raisins in the rum.
Crush the digestives into crumbs and place into the base of each muffin mould – this is around a teaspoon in each. Spray again with Low Calorie Cooking Spray and pat into an even layer.
In a mixing bowl, combine the Lightest Philadelphia, eggs, vanilla extract, mixed spice, sweetener and yoghurt until smooth. Tip in the soaked raisins and remaining rum from the small bowl and mix well.
Distribute between the muffin moulds and place on a baking tray. Cook in a preheated oven until set and just starting to colour on top.
Leave to cool in the tin and carefully pop out and serve!
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