Filled Cupcakes

1
Deb Justus

By
@AHappyCooker

These cupcakes are easy to make. The cream cheese center is always a surprise and easy to make changes to. In fact I made lots of changes to the recipe and it turned out great.

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Serves:
20-24 cupcakes
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 box
chocolate cake
8 oz
cream cheese
1
egg
1/3 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla

FROSTING

2 Tbsp
flour
3/4 c
milk
1/2 c
butter
1/4 c
shortening
3/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla

How to Make Filled Cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix box cake according to directions. (For this recipe I substituted orange juice for the water called for in the directions).
  • 2Combine the cream cheese, egg, sugar and vanilla.
  • 3Place paper baking cups in the muffin tins. Put a small amount of batter in each cup (around 1 tablespoon), then put a good tablespoon of the cream cheese batter next. Finally fill approximately 2/3 full with chocolate batter.
  • 4Bake @ 350 degrees for approximately 15-20 minutes
  • 5While cupcakes are baking, make frosting.
  • 6Combine flour and milk. Cook until thick and cool completely. (For this recipe I substituted fresh orange juice for the milk).
  • 7When the above mixture is cool, add the butter, shortening, sugar and vanilla and mix until smooth. This step takes a while, so be patient. (For this recipe I addded 1 teaspoon of Grand Mariner for the vanilla and grated orange peel from one orange).
  • 8Enjoy.

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About Filled Cupcakes

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