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Cookies N Cream Cupcakes

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Introduction

My boyfriend loves cookies and cream cheesecake. So, for his birthday, I whipped up my version of a cheesecake (cream cheese icing) along with a delightful devils food cake.

Ingredients

Serves: 6-12

For the Icing

  • 227 grams cream cheese (at room temperature)
  • 125 millilitres granulated sugar
  • 227 grams heavy cream
  • 12 chocolate biscuits

For the Cupcake

  • 333 millilitres all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 188 millilitres unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 12½ teaspoons salt
  • 3 tablespoons softened butter
  • 375 millilitres granulated sugar
  • 2 medium eggs
  • ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee (brewed)
  • 250 millilitres milk

Method

Cookies N Cream Cupcakes is a community recipe submitted by tart13 and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat oven to 350. Line muffin pan with paper or foil liners.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda & cocoa powder, & salt. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs 1 at a time. Then stir in vanilla and coffee. Add flour mixture and milk alternately. Beat well.
  • Then fill muffin tin 3/4 full. Bake for 15 to 17 min until you have a clean toothpick.
  • Icing: whisk heavy cream into thick stiff peaks form. In another bowl, thoroughly blend cream cheese and sugar. Next, fold in whipped cream into cream cheese mixture. Add cookie crumbs. Fold gently until blended.
  • Ice cooled cupcakes.
  • Additional Information

    MAKES: 12 big delicious cupcakes.

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    What 1 Other has said

    • This looks great, I'm about to bake it. Do you mean 1/2 t of salt rather than 12 1/2 t salt?? :)

      Posted by The Midnight Baker on 5th August 2014
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