Sunday, January 31, 2016

Strawberry-Cheesecake Muffins

        Welcome to February, a month of love and romance.. Love is in air this month, pretty shades of pink and red are popping up all around, everywhere, just loving it..! Approaching any festive season or day , mind just gets overflow with  bubbling with some ideas, they become more impassion and dynamic as the day comes closer. I insist you all to put more efforts to show your love little more on this V-Day to the most loving people around you by serving my V-Day specials recipes. I'm definitely positive these recipes will win their heart on this V_day!
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             I'm staring this month with some sweet love treat for all love ones. From today till next couple of weeks I'm planning to share some sweet treats for Valentine's Day. Some ideas for Valentine's Day party desserts or Kid's Valentine's Day party recipes, so keep enjoying sweet tooth love with me for next couple of weeks. Impress your Valentine with my recipes throughout the Valentine's Day with love.

      I'm ready with my first recipe, which is all about "Strawberry-Cheesecake Muffins"!! -A dessert-type Muffins that disappears in minutes:)) A perfect combination of pink and red shades with delicious taste for your love one.The aroma of baking of this muffins are still in my house even thou I baked it yesterday.., no need to blow candle today:).
   It's also our 25th #foodiemonday #bloghop so 'Meetha to Banta Hai'!! A Big congrats to all co-bloggers of #foodiemonday #bloghop, Cheers! Keep working hard on every #foodiemonday #bloghop...

Ingredients:
8 ounce cream cheese(room temperature)
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour(Maida)
3/4 cup confectioners' sugar(sugar powder)
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg
1 1/4 cup milk
1/3 cup melted butter
1/2 cup fresh chopped strawberries
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
 

Method:
* Mix room temperature cream cheese and 1/4 cup of confectioners' sugar(sugar powder) very well in a mixing bowl.

* Add 1/4 cup fresh chopped strawberries in it and mix softly with help of spoon or fork.

* Set aside.

* Take another big mixing bowl.
* Combine all-purpose flour, baking powder and salt well.
* In a separate bowl, beat together egg, milk, rest of the sugar(1/2 cup), butter and vanilla extract.
* Stir egg mixture into dry ingredients, stirring just until moisted.
* Add remaining fresh chopped strawberries in to better and mix them gently.
* Preheat oven on 375* F and grease the muffin cups or line with paper muffin liners.
* Spoon half of batter into muffin cups.
* Top each portion with 1 tablespoon cream cheese mixture.
 
 
* Spoon remaining muffin batter on top.
* Bake in preheated oven for about 15-20 minutes, or until golden.
* Cool in pan for 5-7 minutes, then remove muffins and cool on rack.
* Store in airtight container.
* Serve them to kids at this Valentine's and show them your love to them..

"It's The month of kisses, surprises, proposals and dates, chocolates & gifts, hugs & love songs... It's February!!! Wishing you a love filled Valentine Month!!!"
    Stay connected with more coming up V-Day recipes.
Until we meet again, Happy cooking!
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