Black Bottom Cupcakes

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by SilentCricket

I've made these at Christmas to serve to guests or to give away on a goodie tray.

Top Review by anniesnomsblog

I would have liked a little more flavour in the cupcakes, but they turned out pretty good and were very moist. I loved the cream cheese layer; I can't believe I've never made Black Bottom cupcakes before; such a great idea!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift dry ingredients together in large mixing bowl.
  2. Form well in center of dry ingredients and add water, oil, vinegar, and vanilla.
  3. Beat with mixer until smooth.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips.
  5. In separate bowl, cream together cream cheese and powdered sugar.
  6. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups 2/3 full with batter.
  7. Drop 1/2 tsp of cream cheese mixture on top.
  8. If desired, sprinkle with slivered almonds.
  9. Bake at 375 for 12-15 minutes.

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