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Vino Cotto and Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes

Vino Cotto and Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes | Le Marche and Food | Scoop.it

Vino Cotto is a typical Italian product especially in central italy and Le Marche where two small towns contend with each other the title of world capital.
Recently the Vino Cotto (or better to say Sapa) has been re-discovered in Australia as original ingredient for many recipes. Here the story:
Recently I discovered the very unusual joy of vino cotto. Not as sweet as your usual syrups of the golden, maple or chocolate variety, with a unique slight spicy, complex flavour. It’s very interesting and definitely worth trying. Vino cotto is a sweet, thin, sweet syrup made from wine/grapes. It has a slight complexity to it, as result of coming from wine. It's beautiful with prunes, on pancakes and also matched with dark chocolate in cooking."

Vino Cotto and Chocolate Cheesecake Cupcakes

You need:

  • 200g room temperature butter
  • 1 cup castor sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 cups of self-raising flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • Cheesecake filling:
  • 400g cream cheese
  • ¼ cup vino cotto
  • 2 tbsp cocoa butter
  • 25g butter
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup icing sugar

Preparation


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Le Marche and Food
Discover Le Marche rich cuisine, great traditional and tasty food in between the coast and the mountain. A cuisine made by excellent products GMO-free, mostly organic or from sustainable techniques, supplied daily by skilled farmers, fishermen and harvesters: from tender shrimp to Conero muscles and from the white truffles of Acqualagna to ascolana olives stuffed with meat or fish, one of the most popular of the ascolana-style fried dishes.
Curated by Mariano Pallottini