Savoury cupcakes with frosting

Oftentimes planning and preparing for Christmas means cooking those oh so traditional dishes – yet again. Traditions have, indisputably, an important role to play, but if you are looking for something new to replace those usual suspects or ways to broaden the choice on the dinner table, this recipe might have something delicious to offer. Fast and easy to make, these cupcakes can be served as a quick snack, with an aperitif, or as a starter. And when it comes to frosting, try different types of fresh cheese, and perhaps even caviar. The sky’s the limit…..

Savoury cupcakes with frosting


4 eggs

185 gr fresh cheese (garlic and herbs/chives/shrimp)

5 dl wheat flour

4 tbsp rolled oats

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

2 tbsp dill

1 dl olive oil

6-8 olives, finely chopped (optional)


150 gr fresh cheese (garlic/garlic and herbs)

100 gr shrimp

lemon pepper


Savoury cupcakes with frostingCream the eggs and fresh cheese until smooth. Sift the dry ingredients. Combine the smooth egg and fresh cheese mix, olive oil and the dry ingredients.

With the help of an eating spoon, pour the dough into muffin forms to about 3/4 full. Bake on 200 °C for 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.

Let the cupcakes cool down. Spread some fresh cheese on the cupcakes and garnish with shrimp and lemon pepper. Yield: 16 muffins.


6 thoughts on “Savoury cupcakes with frosting

  1. Lovely! At the beginning of dinner I like treating my guests with a glass of bubbles and something unexpected. This recipe looks great for that.

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