Self-Filled Cupcakes

Self-filled Cupcakes Recipe

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Donna Maynard


These cupcakes are not only delicious, but travel very well. I made them many times when my children were in school and never had the mess I always did with "iced" cakes.


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes about 24 cupcakes
30 Min
25 Min


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  • 1 box
    chocolate or red velvet cake mix
  • 8 oz. pkg
    softened cream cheese
  • 1/3 c
  • 1
  • ·
    dash of salt
  • 6 oz.
    milk chocolate pieces

How to Make Self-Filled Cupcakes


  1. Mix cake mix according to package directions. Fill paper cups (I use the cups that have paper on the inside and foil on the outside) 1/2 to 2/3 full.
  2. In another bowl, cream the cheese with the sugar, egg and salt and then fold in the chocolate pieces. Drop a heaping teaspoon of the cream mixture in the middle of each cupcake.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees for approximately 25 minutes.

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About Self-Filled Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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