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Heavenly Caramel Cheesecake Cupcakes: A decadent treat straight from Italy

Heavenly Caramel Cheesecake Cupcakes: A decadent treat straight from Italy

While enjoying the Italian sun, I concocted a delicious dessert that is sure to win hearts: divine caramel cheesecake cupcakes. These cupcakes blend the creamy textures of mascarpone and cottage cheese with the rich sweetness of caramel, all nestled on a crunchy oatmeal cookie base. Perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth, each bite offers a taste of decadence and elegance.

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Why you'll love it: These Caramel Cheesecake Cupcakes are an indulgent take on classic flavors. The combination of smooth cheese and luscious caramel provides a rich, creamy experience, while the oatmeal cookie crust adds a delicious crunch. They're not only irresistibly delicious, but also a charmingly small size, making them perfect for portion control or serving at get-togethers where you want to impress without overloading.

Perfect occasion: These cupcakes are ideal for afternoon tea, brunch or as a sophisticated dessert at any dinner party. They're also perfect for cooking during the holiday season or simply when you want to bring a slice of Italian indulgence into your home. Whether it's a casual get-together or a special occasion, these cupcakes are sure to be a hit.

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Decorating Tips: replaces the word nice with emptyp each cupcake with a dollop of caramel and a sprinkle of crushed oatmeal cookies for an attractive and tasty decoration. For a more festive look, you can add a drizzle of melted chocolate or a dusting of powdered sugar. Edible flowers or small mint leaves also make pretty colorful additions that enhance their gourmet appearance.

Ingredients:

  • 250 g cottage cheese
  • 250 g of mascarpone
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 can of caramel (dulce de leche), plus a little more for garnish
  • 1 packet of vanilla pudding mix
  • 100g oatmeal cookies
  • 30g butter
  1. Start by preheating your oven to 180 degrees Celsius (356 degrees Fahrenheit) and prepare a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  2. Crush the oatmeal cookies into fine crumbs. Melt the butter and mix it with the cookie crumbs. Press this mixture into the bottom of each cupcake mold to form a base.
  3. In a bowl, mix the fromage blanc, mascarpone and eggs. Beat until smooth and well combined.
  4. Prepare vanilla pudding according to package directions and stir into cheese mixture.
  5. Stir half a can of caramel into the cheese and pudding mixture until evenly distributed.
  6. Pour the filling onto the crusts of the cupcake pans, filling them almost to the top.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for about 20 to 25 minutes, or until the filling is set and the edges are lightly browned.
  8. Let the cupcakes cool in the pan, then refrigerate for at least an hour to fully set.
  9. Before serving, top each cupcake with a dollop of caramel and a sprinkle of crushed oatmeal cookies.

Enjoy these divine caramel cheesecake cupcakes, a luxurious treat that combines simplicity and exquisite flavors, perfect for any occasion!

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