Chocolate Surprise Cupcakes
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Chocolate Surprise Cupcakes

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Kellygurll 14

"Rich chocolate cupcakes with cream cheese and chocolate chip center. Also known as Black Bottom Cupcakes."

Ingredients

55 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 265 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 265 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 12 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.5g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 259 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 24 muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together flour, 2 cups sugar, cocoa, 1 teaspoon salt and baking soda. Stir in oil, water, vinegar and vanilla until blended. Pour mixture into prepared muffin cups, filling each 2/3 full.
  3. To make the filling: In a medium bowl, beat together the cream cheese, egg, 1/2 cup sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt until light and fluffy. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop a heaping teaspoonful of the cream cheese mixture into each cupcake. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes. Allow to cool.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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I have made many recipes from AllRecipes, many of them good or great, but this is the first spectacular enough to rate. I will never make cupcakes the "old" way again. The filling is out-of-th...

Quite a good recipe! The end result is a much more tasty, moist, delicious version of an already good chocolate cupcake. Like others suggested, I hid the filling in the middle by filling the l...

I followed the recipe almost to a "T" - I did add more sugar to the batter as a few reviewers had suggested. Not much more, I just kind of winged it. These did come out very tasty; I like that f...