Chocolate cream cheese frosted pudding cupcakes

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
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.

Step-By-Step

1follow direction on cake mix for cupcakes. Make the cupcakes and cool.
2Make 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
3beat 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.
4Pour 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.
5make 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.
6Get 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 Chocolate cream cheese frosted pudding cupcakes

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