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Orange and Cream Cheese Cupcakes

Orange and Cream Cheese Cupcakes

These are chocolate cupcakes with orange and cream cheese fillings. It's a wonderful combination of flavours.

Ingredients: 6 muffins

●Cake flour
120g
●Baking powder
1 teaspoon (4g)
●Cocoa powder
10g
Egg
1
Granulated sugar
60g
■Butter (unsalted)
40g
■Milk
60ml
For the filling:
Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheese
80g
Candied orange peel
40g

Steps

1. Sift together the ● ingredients. Bring the eggs to room temperature. Heat the oven to 180℃.
2. <Filling> Briefly microwave the cream cheese to soften. Mix in the orange peel.
3. Combine the ■ butter and milk. Microwave for about 40 seconds to melt the butter. Microwave for longer if necessary.
4. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs and add the sugar. Use a hand mixer to whip until pale and thick.
5. Gradually stir the melted butter into the egg mixture a little at a time.
6. Fold in the sifted ingredients with a rubber spatula. The batter is complete.
7. Fill 6 muffin cups a little less than halfway. Spoon in balls of the filling from Step 2.
8. Pour the remaining batter on top. Bake for 25 minutes at 180℃.

Story Behind this Recipe

I came up with this recipes when I was thinking of cakes using orange peel and cream cheese.