Chocolate cream cheese frosted pudding cupcakes

Nor M.

By
@Adashofloverecipes

I mix and match different cakes with frostings and centers from time to time. This combo is one of my favorites I put together These are decadent. Chocolate pudding filled chocolate cupcakes with chocolate cream cheese frosting. A triple chocolate dream. :) Use your favorite cake mix to make these yummy creations. Most of all. They are very easy to make.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 box
chocolate fudge or devils food cake mix (follow directions on back of box)

PUDDING FILLING

3 Tbsp
unsweetened cocoa powder like hershey's etc..)
1 1/3 c
milk ( whole milk works best)
1/3 c
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
butter
1 Tbsp
corn starch
2
egg yolks
1 tsp
vanilla
1/4 tsp
salt

CHOCOLATE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

1/2 pkg
cream cheese (4 ounces)
4 c
confection sugar
1 Tbsp
chocolate syrup
1/2 c
butter
1 1/2 Tbsp
milk
1/4 c
cocoa powder

NOTE USE FILLING AND FROSTING FOR OTHER FLAVORED CAKE MIXES AS WELL.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
follow direction on cake mix for cupcakes. Make the cupcakes and cool.
2
Make the filling while cupcakes are baking:In a saucepan combine cocoa,cornstarch and sugar. Make sure to eliminate lumps in cocoa before adding milk.heat and stir until thickened. Leave on warm burner
3
beat egg yolks in a bowl. Get a wire whisk. Pour a little chocolate mixture in to the egg yolks,and stir with whisk. Add more,and whisk together well and quickly so you don't cook the egg.
4
Pour egg mixture into chocolate mixture on stove and stir well.cook on medium heat 3 minutes or so. remove from heat,Add butter,salt,and vanilla,and stir until well combined. Pour in to bowl refrigerate covered with plastic wrap set on top of pudding so no skin forms.
5
make the frosting: beat cream cheese until smooth.Add butter and beat some more. add vanilla,and powdered chocolate,and syrup.beat well.Add the sugar a little at a time while beating. Beat until smooth,and add milk to get to the consistency you want.
6
Get the cooled cupcakes,and cooled pudding mixture.
Cut a bit out of the top of cupcakes carefully, leaving a small well.Fill hole with pudding and replace cut out piece to top of cupcake,then frost. That is it.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Puddings, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids