Chocolate Surprise Cupcakes
You'll be totally speechless when you bite into these chocolate surprise cupcakes. Spoiler alert: The surprise is the cream cheese-chocolate chip center.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 18 servings
- 250 grams cream cheese softened
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 3/4 cup chocolate chips 130g
- 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate melted and cooled
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 3/4 cup water
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 1/4 cup flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
To make the cheese mixture:
To make the cupcake:
Place cupcake liners in muffin tins.
In a medium bowl,combine the rest of the ingredients.
Beat together with a whisk or fork until smooth (2-3 minutes).
Separate 1/2 of the batter equally among the muffin tins.
Place 1 tablespoon of the cheese mixture over the batter.
Top with the remaining cupcake batter.
Bake at 350 F for 30 - 35 minutes.
Any kind of chocolate chips can be used.
Once cooled you can sprinkle icing sugar over the top or frost with your favourite icing. I have iced these cupcakes with the ganache frosting recipe found in simple snacking chocolate banana cake.
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used.
*recipe lightly adapted from Baker's Chocolate Celebration Cookbook
Serving: 1serving | Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 153mg | Potassium: 61mg | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 230IU | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1.2mg