Betty's Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cup Cakes

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Feb. 04, 2013

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cupcakes. These are deep, dark chocolate cupcakes that are self-filled with a gorgeous cream cheese-chocolate chip blend.

Ingredients

For batter
Cocoa powder 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Boiling water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs) , softened
Sugar 2 1/2 Cup (40 tbs)
Eggs 4
Vanilla extract 1 1/2 Teaspoon
All purpose flour 2 3/4 Cup (44 tbs)
Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
Baking powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
For topping
Neufchatel cheese 8 Ounce , softened (you may use cream cheese)
Sugar 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Eggs 1
Semisweet chocolate chips 6 Ounce

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Line a muffin pan with paper liners and set it aside.

2. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

MAKING

For Filling:

3. In a small bowl, add cheese and sugar. Whisk well.

4. Drop egg and beat well. Throw chocolate chips and fold to spread evenly.

For Batter:

5. In a small bowl, combine cocoa powder and boiling water. Stir until smooth, and set it aside.

6. In a very large mixing bowl, mix together butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Using an electric mixer beat on high speed for 5 minutes or until light and fluffy.

7. In a medium-sized bowl, add all-purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Mix well.

8. Drop dry mixture, a little at a time into the bowl with egg mixture, alternating with cocoa mixture, beating at low speed after each addition. Do not over beat.

9. Use a large spoon or scoop, fill the lined muffin tins with batter, about 2/3 full.

10. Spoon 1 heaping teaspoon of cream cheese mixture into the center of each cupcake.

11. Pop the pan in oven and bake for 15 minutes, or until a toothpick when inserted in the center comes out clean.

12. Remove pan from oven and place it on cooling rack to cool.

SERVING

13. Serve cupcake with a glass of milk.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 18

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 407Calories from Fat 162

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.2%

Saturated Fat 10 g50%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 308 mg12.83%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 35 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet