Strawberry cheesecake muffins

I have been really bad and not posting recipes!! tut tut I’m a bit naughty.

This was one of the recipes I have been delaying. 

I made these for my mum, I’m not sure why or what reason, I think maybe it was for mothers day? or am I talking a load of rubbish! who knows>>>?

As you might or may not know my mum is a big fan of all things strawberry and lemon, this recipe sounded so yummy I have made apple strudel muffins and they were yummy but these muffins with the addition of cream cheese to make a strawberry cheesecake muffin sounded extra yummy! I think it would impress my mum.

Head over to damn delicious to get the step by step photos of this recipe.

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Strawberry cheesecake muffins
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Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
20 min
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
20 min
For the muffins
  1. 2 cups - all-purpose flour
  2. 1 cup - digestive biscuits (crushed)
  3. 1/4 cup - sugar (see notes)
  4. 1 tsp - cinnamon (I used 1//2 spoon extra)
  5. 1 tsp - baking powder
  6. 1/2 tsp - salt
  7. 1 cup - milk
  8. 1/3 - cup canola oil (roughly about 80ml)
  9. 1 - large egg
  10. 1 - tsp vanilla extract
  11. 1/2 - cup small diced strawberries
For the crumble topping
  1. 1/4 cup - digestive biscuits (crushed)
  2. 2 tbs - brown sugar
  3. 1 tsp - unsalted butter, melted
  4. 1/2 tsp - cinnamon
For the cheesecake mixture
  1. 4 ounces - cream cheese, softened (roughly 113 grams)
  2. 1/4 cup - sugar
  3. 2 tbs - beaten egg
  4. 1 teaspoon - vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. 1. Preheat the oven to 200ยฐC and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. 2. For the crumble topping - in a small bowl combine the crushed digestive biscuits, brown sugar, butter and cinnamon.
  3. 3. For the muffin mixture - In a large bowl, combine the flour, crushed digestive biscuits, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder and salt.
  4. 4. In another bowl or large measuring cup, whisk together the milk, oil, egg and vanilla extract.
  5. 5. Pour wet mixture over dry ingredients and stir until combined don't over mix!.
  6. 6. For the cheesecake topping - whisk together the cream cheese, sugar, egg and vanilla extract
  7. 7. To assemble to muffin :)
  8. I put a 1 tablespoon of the batter first, then added some strawberries. Top with the remainder of
  9. batter and add some more strawberries then 1 tablespoon of the cheesecake mixture. Then
  10. finally add the crumble topping! Phew!
  11. 8. Bake for 15-17 minutes, or until a tester inserted in the center comes out clean.
  12. 9. Enjoy your hard work.
Notes
  1. I found the muffins lacked a lot of sugar!, they just wasn't sweet enough for me next time I would add another 1/4 - 1/2 cup of sugar.
Adapted from Damn delicious
Adapted from Damn delicious
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