Black Bottom Cupcakes

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Angela (Grammy) Derby

By
@Angela_Derby

These are my family's favorite cupcakes...and you don't even have to frost them. They're filled with a cream cheese/chocolate chip filling that makes this rich, delicious chocolate cupcake something special! If you love chocolate chips, you can always add more...just sayin'!

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Serves:
20-24
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

FILLING:

1 (8oz.) pkg
cream cheese, softened
1
egg
1/3 c
sugar
1/8 tsp
salt
1/2 c
chocolate chips, mini

CAKE BATTER:

1 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
sugar
1/4 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
1 c
water
1/3 c
vegetable oil
1 Tbsp
vinegar
1 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Black Bottom Cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350'F.

    Beat cream cheese, egg, sugar and 1/8 tsp. salt until smooth, then stir in 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Set aside.
  • 2Mix flour, baking soda, 1/2 tsp. salt, sugar and unsweetened cocoas until blended.
  • 3Add water, oil, vinegar and vanilla. Mix until well mixed.
  • 4Spray cupcake tins with Pam or use liners. Fill 1/3 cup filled with chocolate mixture. Top each with heaping teaspoon of cream cheese mixture.

    Sprinkle with sugar and blanched almonds if desired.
  • 5Bake at 350'F for about 25-30 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean. DO NOT OVERBAKE...you actually want them to sink a little in the middle.

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About Black Bottom Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American