Cream Cheese Chocolate Cupcakes

  • Yield: 12 servings


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