black forest banana cupcakes

virginia duncan Recipe

By virginia duncan duncan2929

Started digging through old recipes in the back of my recipe box. I used this for family meals at holidays. It's also another good use for those too ripe bananas you're trying to figure out what to do with.

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2 dozen
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1 pkg
cream cheese ( 8 ounces) light, softened
1 3/4 c
sugar, divided
1/3 c
candied cherries, chopped
1/4 c
miniature semisweet chocolate pieces
2 c
all-purpose flour
1/3 c
cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
2 large
ripe bananas mashed (about 3/4 cup)
1/3 c
vegetable oil
3/4 c
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Directions Step-By-Step

Beat cream cheese in a small bowl until smooth. Add 1/4 cup of the sugar and egg: beat until well blended. Stir in cherries and chocolate peices: set aside.
Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and remaining 1 1/2 cups sugar in a large bowl. Add bananas, oil and water; stir until well blended.
Spoon chocolate mixture evenly into 24 paper lined muffin cups. Spoon about 1 tablespoon cream mixture into the center of each cupcake.
Bake at 350 F for 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Remove from pan; let cool completely on wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #bananas, #ripe