French mini cheesecakes with strawberries

Serves 6

  1. 1.5lb cream cheese
  2. 18tb sugar
  3. 2tb flour, sifted
  4. 1tb vanilla extract
  5. 1/2tsp almond extact
  6. 3tb lemon juice
  7. 1/2 cup sour cream
  8. 3 eggs
  9. 1 cup diced + 6 whole strawberries
  • Beat cream cheese with 1 cup sugar. Beat in 3-7. Beat in eggs. Divide into 6 8oz ramekins, place into a roasting pan, fill with enough boiling water to come up halfway, cover in foil and bake at 325 degrees for 35 minutes. Cool to room temperature and chill for at least 1 hour.
  • Meanwhile, mash diced strawberries with remaining 2tb sugar on medium heat. Cool to room temperature and chill. Serve on top of cheesecakes and garnish with whole berries.

Optional: Melt 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate with 1tsp vegetable oil over a double boiler and dip whole berries. Rest at room temperature for 5 minutes and chill for at least 15 minutes.

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