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Mango Cheesecake Muffins with Orange & Five Spice

Mango Cheesecake Muffins with Orange & Five Spice. Beautifully complimentary flavours meld in these decadently indulgent brunch muffins. They are even good enough to be served as dessert.

Mango Cheesecake Muffins

Mango Cheesecake Muffins

I’ve fallen in love with this decadent muffin recipe. Last week we featured the Lemon Blueberry version of this recipe.

Right away I started thinking about new flavour combinations. I’m sure there are many good choices for this incredibly moist muffin with a creamy cheesecake centre. 

I love the complimentary combination of orange and mango here. The spices in Chinese five spice mix add the perfect fragrant flavour back note.

Diced Mango

Fresh or frozen mango can be used in this recipe.

These would be the star of any Sunday Brunch. I also think they are dessert-y enough to be served as a final course at any dinner. Perhaps with a little dollop of whipped cream.

Mango Cheesecake Muffins

Mango Cheesecake Muffins

Experiment with lemon or lime in this recipe too. Seasonal citrus like clementines would be good to use for the Holidays as well.

fresh organic clementines picked with green leaves

Clementines.

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Mango Cheesecake Muffins with Orange & Five Spice
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Mango Cheesecake Muffins with Orange & Five Spice - beautifully complimentary flavours meld in these decadently indulgent brunch muffins that are good enough to be served as dessert.
Course: Breakfast/Brunch
Cuisine: North American
Servings: 12 muffins
Author: Barry C. Parsons
Ingredients
  • 1 cup large rolled oats ( not minute or instant oats)
  • 1 cup soured milk (Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice to a measuring cup and top up with milk.)
  • 1 cup (8oz) cream cheese
  • zest of 1 small orange , finely grated
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • ¾ cup lightly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp Chinese Five Spice Powder
  • 1 beaten egg
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • 1 cup fresh diced mango (1/2 inch dice)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare 12 muffin cups with large paper liners.
  2. Begin by soaking together the rolled oats and soured milk for 10 minutes.
  3. While the oats are soaking cream together thee cream cheese, orange zest sugar and vanilla extract until well blended. Set aside.
  4. Sift together the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt & 5 spice powder and set aside.
  5. To the oatmeal mixture add the egg and melted butter.
  6. Stir until well blended then fold in the dry ingredients just until incorporated, then gently stir in the diced mango.
  7. Spoon half of the batter into the muffin cups.
  8. Spoon in the cream cheese mixture on top of the batter distributing it evenly among the 12 muffin cups. Top with a final layer of the mango oatmeal batter and bake at 350 degrees F for 25- 30 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  9. Allow these to cool before serving. These also freeze exceptionally well.

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Valérie (France)

Monday 22nd of October 2012

ExcenlletissimoJe te souhaite un beau début de semaineValérie

Jules

Sunday 21st of October 2012

I made these muffins today.....spectacular! Thanks for the recipe!

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