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Black Bottom Cupcakes
Submitted by:  Laura
      
 
 
 

" Chocolate cream cheese cupcakes, rich and gooey. Serve these little gems with a tall glass of ice cold milk. "
 
Ingredients
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
   
Directions
1  

In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, egg, 1/3 cup sugar and 1/8 teaspoon salt until light and fluffy. Stir in the chocolate chips and set aside.

2  

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line muffin tins with paper cups or lightly spray with non-stick cooking spray.

3  

In a medium bowl, mix the flour, 1 cup sugar, baking soda, cocoa and salt together. Make a well in the center and add the water, oil, vinegar and vanilla. Stir together until well blended. Fill muffin tins 1/3 full with the batter and top with a dollop of the cream cheese mixture.

4  

Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 25 to 30 minutes.

 
 
Makes 2 dozen

 

 
Nutrition at a glance
Servings Per Recipe: 24
amount per serving
Calories 172  
Protein 2g
Total Fat 9g
Sodium 144mg
Cholesterol 19mg
Carbohydrates 22g
Fiber 1g