Strawberry cheesecake cupcakes

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Everyone likes a good cupcake but these strawberry cheesecake cupcakes go one step beyond your average muffin!

These strawberry cheesecake flavoured cakes combine the flavour of a dessert with the look and appeal of a sweet little cupcake!

The perfect thing to whip out at tea time to impress friends, and with Victoria Threader’s simple step-by-step guide they are easier than you might think.

We love the crumbly bottom with the light sponge and the smooth creamy frosting – delicious!

Ingredients

  • 90g plain flour
  • 90g unsalted butter
  • 130g caster sugar
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 4 tbsp sour cream
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 100g Lotus Caramelised biscuits
  • 30g butter
  • 40g chopped strawberries plus 12 to decorate

For the buttercream:

  • 60g unsalted butter room temperature
  • 200g cream cheese – cold
  • 300g icing sugar