Tomato Basil Cupcakes

Chloé Delice
Tomato Basil Cupcakes


What if you want a savory treat that you can enjoy on the go, then try these Tomato Basil Cupcakes. They take that sweet treat you love and turn it on its head for a savory and mouthwatering treat that is filled with hearty ingredients. This recipe combines fresh basil, dried tomatoes, and cherry tomatoes with decadent cream cheese for a savory sensation. Serve these as treats, snacks or the perfect starter to any family dinner. Happy baking!


320 grams flour
2 tablespoons baking powder
2 tablespoons fresh basil (finely chopped)
4 eggs
olive oil (12 cl.)
320 grams tomato paste
3 tablespoons dried tomatoes (preserved in oil)
3 tablespoons basil (chopped)
350 grams cream cheese
12 cherry tomatoes


1Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2Cupcake Preparation:
3In a bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, finely chopped basil, and a pinch of salt.
4In a second bowl, mix the eggs, oil, tomato paste, and dried tomatoes (cut into strips).
5Add the egg/tomato mixture to the flour/basil mixture and stir until smooth.
6Divide the mixture into muffin cups.
7Bake for 20 minutes.
8Cool for 5 minutes, then unmold, and cool on a cooling rack.
9Topping Preparation:
10In a bowl, whisk the chopped basil with the cream cheese until smooth.
11Cover the cupcakes with this mixture and top off each one with a cherry tomato.
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