You are here: Home » Recipes » Cream Cheese Chocolate Cupcakes Cream Cheese Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe by jbmthill Yield 12 servings PrintEmail Ingredients Filling:8 ounces cream cheese, softened1/3 cup granulated sugar1 egg1/2 teaspoon vanilla extractCupcakes:1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 cup granulated sugar1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1/4 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking soda1 cup water1/3 cup vegetable oil1 tablespoon white vinegar1 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions Preheat oven to 350F and line muffin pan with paper liners (12). Filling: Beat cream cheese until smooth. Add sugar, egg and vanilla; continue beating until smooth. Set aside. 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. Spoon a few tablespoons of the cream cheese filling into the center of each filled muffin cup. Bake 25 minutes.