Surprise Inside Cupcakes

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Lillian Russo

By
@Lilliancooks

This is a fun and easy cupcake! The filling is just a Hershey's chocolate kiss. The cake part is an easy 'from scratch' vanilla cake recipe! The ingredients are things I always have in the pantry! My kids love these cupcakes! And you can use other kinds of chocolate in the center, such as chocolate covered caramels, chocolate mint candy (Andes) or any other kind of chocolate you like! I'm going to experiment with chocolate cherry cordials next time!

I got the original recipe from a cooking site. It was posted by a cook named Hernie. The photo is my own.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

1 1/8 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1/3 c
butter - softened
1/2 c
brown sugar
1/4 c
white sugar
1 large
egg
1/2 c
milk - any kind - i used 1%
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
hershey's chocolate kisses
vanilla frosting - or any flavor you like

How to Make Surprise Inside Cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2Line muffin tin with cupcake papers. You will need about 8 or 9...fill the empty ones half way with water so that the pan doesn't burn.
  • 3Whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • 4In a large bowl, cream the both sugars with the butter. Then beat in the egg and vanilla extract. Then beat in the flour mixture, alternating with the milk. Mix til just incorporated.
  • 5Fill muffin cups 1/3 full. Then place a chocolate kiss in the center. Top with more batter til 2/3 full.
  • 6Bake on center rack for 18 - 20 minutes or til center of cupcake springs back when lightly touched.
  • 7Remove from oven and let cool completely before frosting.
  • 8NOTE - This recipe only makes about 8-10 cupcakes, but you can double all the ingredients to make more. I've done that with no problems at all!

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About Surprise Inside Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes