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Self-Filled Cupcakes I

"Chocolate cake mix and a mixture of cream cheese and chocolate chips deliver a new twist on plain chocolate cupcakes in this recipe!"
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servings 355 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 dozen)


  • Calories:
  • 355 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 17.8 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 49.1g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 5.1 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 418 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), or to the temperature recommended on the cake mix package.
  2. Prepare chocolate cake mix according to package directions, but do not bake. In separate bowl cream together cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg until well blended, then stir in chocolate chips.
  3. Line cupcake tins with cupcake papers. Fill 2/3 full with chocolate cake batter. Add 1 teaspoon cream cheese mixture to the center, and top with more cake batter.
  4. Bake according to package directions for cupcakes. Cool and frost with chocolate or cream cheese frosting.

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These cupcakes were some of the best that I have ever made. I think I found a solution for the reviewers who didnt have enough cake batter and or too much filling left over. I only filled the li...

Most helpful critical review

Came out fine for me. Ppl seemed to like it. It just wasn't as gooey in the center as I hoped for.

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These cupcakes were some of the best that I have ever made. I think I found a solution for the reviewers who didnt have enough cake batter and or too much filling left over. I only filled the li...

These cupcakes were very good. I made the cupcakes with a box of devil's food cake but I think that for next time I will use a box of dark chocolate mix. (it would bring out the flavor of the ...

These taste great especially using mini chocolate chips in the the filling and topping with the Cream Cheese Frosting II recipe on this website by JJ! This recipe makes more like 2 dozen. Make...

Stop the cupcake recipe search, this is by far the best cupcake I have ever baked. The texture is so moist, I only frosted half the batch! I may experiment with white cake mix, strawberry crea...

This is amazing. I did use mini chips like many others suggested. I have found that if you just spoon the filling on the top, it doesn't usually fall to the bottom. When I made the cupcakes i...

Wow. I hardley ever make cupcakes b/c they turn out dry. NOT the case with these sinful treats!! I made them for my Father-in-law's 60th b-day, and they were a huge hit! I followed the direction...

These were sooo good! I too used mini chocolate chips but I added some toffee bits as well. I filled about halfway full w/ cake mix, added a small tbp. of filling & then topped w/ just a bit mor...

These cupcakes got rave reviews! I used chocolate cake mix with white chocolate chips (instead of semi-sweet). I was still getting compliments days later. I will definitely make these again a...

These are the best cupcakes ever! I made them for my kids' birthday party and everyone loved them. I made a few changes: substituted Neufchatel for the cream cheese, and made the filling with Sp...