A.J. Clemens Cupcake Recipe

February 16, 2009

A.J. Clemens Cupcake Recipe

Although A.J sticks to a healthy eating regime during the season, he still likes to indulge in a treat or two after a good race or hard work out!

Although A.J sticks to a healthy eating regime during the season, he still likes to indulge in a treat or two after a good race or hard work out!

One of his favorites? gluten-free cheesecake cupcakes!

A.J credits his favorite cupcake recipe to his Aunt Kathy Egan from Wayne, Pennsylvania. His mom makes 50 cupcakes [double the recipe] at a time, freezes them and sends them up to school regularly.

A.J. and Aunt Kathy’s Cheesecake Cupcakes

  • 3 8-oz packages of cream cheese
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Topping

  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 3/8 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • Cherry or blueberry pie filling

Directions

  • Let all the ingredients stand to room temperature; the eggs & cream cheese mix much better that way.
  • Beat the cream cheese.
  • Add eggs one at a time…beat each by hand before you add to the mixing bowl & then blend in w/ mixer
  • Add sugar
  • Add vanilla.
  • Pour batter into cupcake paper holders (those lined w/ tin foil are best.) Fill each cupcake paper about 2/3 full.
  • Bake at 300 for 25 minutes.
  • Blend the topping ingredients completely.
  • Remove cupcakes from the oven & turn the oven off.
  • Add topping + cherries.
  • Put back in the warm oven for 10 minutes.
  • Remove & cool.

Refrigerate or freeze when cool.

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