Baking Cheesecake Streusel Muffins

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Cheesecake is my absolute favorite cake, that’s why I showed you a super simple cheesecake recipe with blueberries from the tray last year. I have another cheesecake recipe for those who prefer it a little bit faster and like smaller portions.

In today’s post, I’ll show you a cheesecake recipe with crumbles in muffin form. The preparation is super easy & the muffins can be put in the oven after just 10 – 15 minutes of preparation time. Have fun baking!

Cooked/Baked today: Baking Cheesecake Streusel Muffins
Difficulty: Easy – Medium
Preparation Time: 45 minutes
Category: Baking Recipes, Muffin & Cupcake Recipes, Sweets & More, German Cake Recipes, Recipes with Crumbles
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Baking Cheesecake Streusel Muffins

Baking Cheesecake Streusel Muffins

Baking Cheesecake Streusel Muffins

Baking Cheesecake Streusel Muffins

Ingredients for 12 Cheesecake Muffins with Crumbles:

…for quark mixture:

  • 500 grams quark
  • 75 grams sugar
  • 75 grams melted butter
  • 25 grams cornstarch
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 organic lemon

…for crumbles:

  • 150 grams flour
  • 100 grams cold butter
  • 75 grams sugar

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • 2 Mixing bowls
  • Mixer
  • Grater
  • Muffin pan
  • Paper liners


…for crumbles & quark layer

Preheat the oven to 180°C (top/bottom heat). Line the muffin pan with paper liners, alternatively grease with butter. Put 150 grams of flour, 75 grams of sugar & 100 grams of cold butter in a mixing bowl & knead with your hands to form a crumbly dough, then set aside for a moment.

Preparations for Cheesecake Streusel Muffins

Preparations for Cheesecake Streusel Muffins

For the quark mixture, put 75 grams of sugar, 75 grams of melted butter, 2 large eggs & a little zest of an untreated organic lemon in a second mixing bowl & beat with a mixer for 1 – 2 minutes until frothy. Next, add 500 grams of quark & 25 grams cornstarch & stir in until all ingredients are evenly distributed & you got a smooth quark mixture.

Transfer the quark mixture into the prepared muffin pan by using 2 tablespoons or an ice cream scoop and decorate with the prepared sprinkles/crumbles. Then put the muffins in the preheated oven & bake for about 25 – 30 minutes until golden brown.

Serving Cheesecake Streusel Muffins

Serving Cheesecake Streusel Muffins

Take the done cheesecake crumble muffins out of the oven, allow them to cool down a bit on a cooling rack & then best serve still warm. Have fun baking!

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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