Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes with Chocolate Chips
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 12
  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 large egg
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1½ cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup canola oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Preheat oven to 325
Cream Cheese Topping
  1. In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, egg, ⅓ cup sugar and salt until smooth. Stir in chocolate chips.
  1. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, and cocoa. Set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat the 1 cup sugar, water, oil, and vanilla until smooth.
  3. Add the flour mixture and beat until smooth.
  4. Place cupcake liners in a cupcake baking pan. Fill each cup ¾ full with batter. Spoon 1 tablespoon cream cheese mixture and place on the top of the batter. Gently press the cream cheese mixture into the batter. Bake 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick poked into the center of the cupcake comes out clean.
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