Rating: 4.43 stars
143 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 15
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2

My husband's Grandmother used to make these cupcakes every year for Thanksgiving and Christmas. They became a family favorite. I was asked this year to make these in honor of her memory. They are very delicious with a nice cream cheese surprise in the center!



Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly butter muffin tins and set aside.

  • Beat together the cream cheese, egg, sugar and salt. Stir in chocolate chips and set aside.

  • In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Add the water, oil, vinegar, and vanilla. Beat until well combined. Batter will be thin.

  • Fill muffin cups 1/3 full with the chocolate batter. Top each one with a spoonful of cream cheese mixture.

  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

172 calories; protein 2.5g; carbohydrates 22.4g; fat 8.7g; cholesterol 18mg; sodium 144.2mg. Full Nutrition