A Delicious Twist on a Filipino Classic: Low-GI Cheese Cupcakes | Low GI Recipe

A Delicious Twist on a Filipino Classic: Low-GI Cheese Cupcakes | Low GI Recipe

Filipino cheese cupcake is a sweet and savoury delight that has captured hearts for generations. What if you could enjoy this beloved treat with a twist - a healthier, low-GI twist? Introducing our take on the classic, packed with flavour and mindful ingredients!

Our secret ingredient? Nuvojoy's Low-GI Mini Sponge Cake Premix. This premix is not just convenient; it's also packed with goodness. It's the perfect base for our guilt-free cheesy adventure, high in protein, naturally sweetened with low-GI sweeteners, and enriched with prebiotic fibres for gut health.

What makes Nuvojoy’s Premix Special?

Low Glycemic Index (GI): Our clinically tested, low GI Asian desserts and premixes are crafted by experts using natural and functional ingredients, ensuring tasty treats without compromising on flavour or texture.

Natural Flavour: Free from artificial ingredients, our product is low in carbs, high in protein, and devoid of refined sugars. It's a nutritious option that maintains the essence of traditional flavours.

Easy Peasy, Breezy: With minimal prep, our premixes are perfect for a quick, refreshing treat or a fun DIY project with the kids after a long day.

Here's what you'll need:

  • 1 pack of Nuvojoy Low GI Mini Sponge Cake Premix
  • 30g water
  • 16g vegetable oil or butter (melted)
  • 4g vanilla extract
  • 60g shredded cheese (we enjoy the flavour of Cheddar; feel free to explore other options like Gouda, Monterey Jack, or a blend of various cheeses.)


  1. Set aside half of your shredded cheese for later use.
  2. Combine all the remaining ingredients (including half the cheese) in a bowl. Whisk until smooth.
  3. Fill your cupcake moulds or liners about 3/4 full with the batter.
  4. Top each cupcake with the remaining shredded cheese. 
  5. Preheat your oven to 170°C (338°F) and bake your cheesy masterpieces for 24-26 minutes or until golden brown. Insert a toothpick to check for doneness. 
  6. Let your cupcakes cool on a rack before diving in. Trust us; the wait is worth it!

With Nuvojoy's Low-GI Mini Sponge Cake Premix, you can enjoy delicious treats without the guilt. So whip up a batch of these cheesy delights and share them with loved ones.

Ready to get baking? Grab your Nuvojoy premix, and let's get cheesy!

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