Cream Cheese Chocolate Cupcakes

  • Yield 12 servings


8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line muffin pan with paper liners (12).
  2. Filling: Beat  cream cheese until smooth. Add sugar, egg and vanilla; continue beating until smooth. Set aside.
  3. Cupcakes: In a large bowl, sift flour, sugar, cocoa, salt and baking soda together. In another bowl, mix  water, oil, vinegar and vanilla. Make a well in the center of dry ingredients and pour in wet mixture; mix until smooth. Pour  batter evenly  into muffin cups.
  4. Spoon a few tablespoons of the cream cheese filling into the center of each filled muffin cup.
  5. Bake  25 minutes.



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