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Creme Brûlée Cheesecake Cupcakes

All of the delicious flavors of creme brûlée in an easy to make mini cheesecake cupcake. You'll love these delicious little single serve desserts!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Creme Brulee Cheesecake Cupcakes
Servings: 12 cupcakes

Ingredients

Graham Cracker Crust

  • graham crackers 1 sleeve, finely crushed
  • 6 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar

Cheesecake Filling

  • 16  ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2  cup  sugar
  • teaspoon  vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2  cup  sour cream
  • pinch  salt
  • 1/3 cup super fine sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 275 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  • Make your graham cracker crust by stirring together crushed graham crackers with sugar and melted butter. Divide crush amongst cupcake liners and press into the bottom.
  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar together until smooth. Beat in vanilla extract, egg, egg yolks, sour cream, and salt. Continue beating until combined and smooth.
  • Spoon cheesecake batter into each cupcake liner until 3/4 full.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 22-25 minutes until filling is set. Cool completely in the tin before removing. 
  • After cupcakes have cooled, remove from wrappers. Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon of super fine sugar on top of each one. Use a kitchen torch to caramelize sugar, or line up on a try and place under broiler setting in oven. Watch closely, rotating as needed until the sugar is caramelized.. Serve chilled.

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