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Cream Filled Cupcakes

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars

"Delicious and simple to make, a creamy filling is piped into chocolate cupcakes with a pastry bag. Frost with your favorite chocolate frosting."
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Ingredients

50 m servings 196 cals
Original recipe yields 36 servings (36 cupcakes)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line 36 muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and 1 teaspoon salt. Make a well in the center and pour in the eggs, 1 cup milk, water, oil and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix well. Fill each muffin cup half-full of batter.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
  4. Make filling: In a large bowl, beat butter and shortening together until smooth. Blend in confectioners' sugar and pinch of salt. Gradually beat in 3 tablespoons milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla. beat until light and fluffy. Fill a pastry bag with a small tip. Push tip through bottom of paper liner to fill each cupcake.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 196 calories; 9.4 g fat; 26.9 g carbohydrates; 1.9 g protein; 14 mg cholesterol; 151 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Here is the EASIEST tip for filling the cupcakes. Take an APPLE CORER and use that to pull a cylindrical plug of cake out of each cupcake (once they've cooled). Save the plugs on the side whil...

Most helpful critical review

This recipe was OK. Here's what I did to simplify it- cupcake dough=Pilsbury cake mix(choc.) filling=Betty C. whip-cream frosting Frosting= Betty C. choc. frosting THIS MAKES IT SOOOOOOO EASY...

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Here is the EASIEST tip for filling the cupcakes. Take an APPLE CORER and use that to pull a cylindrical plug of cake out of each cupcake (once they've cooled). Save the plugs on the side whil...

I thought this was a great idea, but not the greatest recipe. The chocolate cupcakes weren't the tastiest -- I'd use a different recipe for that part next time. The cream filling was great, so...

Great dessert for our Father's Day barbeque! The cupcake portion of the recipe is so easy to make and tastes so much better than boxed mixes. It doesn't take any longer to make than the boxed ...

This is a super recipe! I usually always mess up new recipes, but this turned out perfect, it was easy, and everyone at work loved it. I used an incredible chocolate frosting receipe I found o...

Five stars for a great filling! I needed a cocoa filling to fill cupcakes for my son's birthday so I just changed 2 ingredients in this cream filling recipe and it turned out great! I used all ...

These are so delicious and they turned out wonderful! I left out the shortening in the filling and they still tasted magnificent! I think these are the best cupcakes I have ever made and I will ...

This recipe was OK. Here's what I did to simplify it- cupcake dough=Pilsbury cake mix(choc.) filling=Betty C. whip-cream frosting Frosting= Betty C. choc. frosting THIS MAKES IT SOOOOOOO EASY...

Loved this recipe. Had been looking for a filled cupcake recipe for a long time and now I have a winner! The cupcake turned out perfect. Used the frosting suggested by OCEAN011 and decorated ...

Just to be clear, I'm not reviewing the cake part of the recipe, just the filling and the idea of a technique for applying it inside. The cake you use doesn't matter. The filling and technique w...