Grandma Gudgel's Black Bottom Cupcakes

Grandma Gudgel's Black Bottom Cupcakes

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"My husband's Grandmother used to make these cupcakes every year for Thanksgiving and Christmas. They became a family favorite. I was asked this year to make these in honor of her memory. They are very delicious with a nice cream cheese surprise in the center!"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 172 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 8.7 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.4g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 144 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly butter muffin tins and set aside.
  2. Beat together the cream cheese, egg, sugar and salt. Stir in chocolate chips and set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Add the water, oil, vinegar, and vanilla. Beat until well combined. Batter will be thin.
  4. Fill muffin cups 1/3 full with the chocolate batter. Top each one with a spoonful of cream cheese mixture.
  5. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
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These are my husband's all time favorite cupcakes, so I just had to make them for him for Valentine's Day. There are three from scratch recipes on this site (all are the same). I read through ...

****EDIT: I just wanted to add this note. My mom used to make this as a cake (minus the cream cheese filling) in the 60's. Since I first saw this recipe, I've been racking my brain to remembe...

These were absolutely PERFECT! Even better than the expensive ones they sell at coffeehouses. I followed the recipe exactly and baked for 30 minutes for a picture-perfect product. Will make t...