Grandma Gudgel's Black Bottom Cupcakes

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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!

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Servings:
24
Yield:
18 to 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese

  • 1 egg

  • cup white sugar

  • teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup cocoa

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup water

  • cup vegetable oil

  • 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

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

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

  3. 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.

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

  5. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

172 Calories
9g Fat
22g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 172
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 144mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 3g
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 59mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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