Friday, September 14, 2012

Peanut Butter Oreo Cheese Cupcakes

It has been a while, since I last posted up a recipe! So here you are!
I've been making this cupcakes many times now. If you did not know before, I love eating cheesecakes, the baked ones! Not those gelatine stuff!
Here's my version of Peanut Butter Oreo Cheese Cupcakes
(makes 21 cupcakes)

All you need (Cupcakes):
250g Cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup caster sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg
1/2 to 1 packet of Oreos (depending how much you like), crumbled
1 teaspoon of lemon juice
1/4 cup of peanut butter (smooth/crunchy)
a pinch of salt
All you need to do (Cupcakes):
1) Pre-heat your oven to 150degrees. Line about 21 cupcake liners.
2) Beat cream cheese and sugar.
3) Add in the egg and vanilla extract.
4) Add in lemon juice and a pinch of salt.
5) Stir in your crumbled Oreo cookies.
6) Use an ice cream scoop, put half mixture into liner, add a small dollop of peanut butter, and top with remaining half of mixture.
7) Bake it for 15-20 minutes. Let it cool completely before chilling it in the fridge for at least 4 hours.
All you need (Icing):
50g butter, softened
1 teaspoon of lemon juice
3-4 tablespoons of peanut butter (depending how strong you want it to be)
2-3 cups of icing sugar, sifted
1/4 cup of chocolate, semi-melted, but soft enough when pressed with fingers
All you need to do (Icing):
1) Beat butter, chocolate, peanut butter together.
2) Add in icing sugar and lemon juice. Beat until icing is smooth.
3) Pipe on cupcakes when it's completely cooled, you can pipe it before chilling in the fridge, or just before serving.

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 Happy Baking! :)

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