Cheesecake Cupcakes - Babeczki Serowe - Recipe #109

Cheesecake Cupcakes with vanilla flavour and topped with meringue. My kids go crazy about them and I hope you will to. Come and join me in the kitchen. 

Ingredients:

  • 450 g smooth ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup, 120 g sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/4 cup of soft butter
  • Pinch of salt.
  • Vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup, 30 g corn starch
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

Instructions:

  1. Separate the eggs. Keep 2 egg whites and 2 tbs of sugar separately. Beat remaining egg whites with pinch of salt until stiff peaks. Set aside.
  2. Add vanilla and 6 tbs of sugar to the egg yolks and beat until thick and pale.
  3. Beat butter with the rest of sugar until fluffy. Add ricotta cheese to the butter and mix until incorporated. 
  4. Add egg yolk mixture, beaten egg whites and sifted corn starch. Mix on low just until combined.
  5. Line your muffin baking pan with paper liners and using an ice cream scoop transfer your batter evenly. 
  6. Bake 30 min in 180 degrees celsius oven.
  7. Beat the remaining 2 egg whites with 2 tbs of sugar until stif peaks. Add 1 tsp of lemon juice and fold it in.
  8. Take your cupcakes out of the oven and decorate with egg whites. You can pipe it or get crazy with a spoon.
  9. Return to the oven for additional 12 min. Turn off the oven and let the cupcakes cool down completely in the oven.
  10. Drizzle with a bit of melted chocolate and serve.

Enjoy!