47 Reviews

These cupcakes are fantastic! I am not a big cake fan, though these were so moist and tasty. i made them in my silicone mini muffin tray without patty papers and they worked perfectly. They didn't stick at all. I made the recipe exactly and they were great... i have made 2 batches in 3 days! I also tested a few by putting the chocolate mixture on the bottom, then the cream cheese, then chocolate on the top and I think I will make them all that way next time.Thanks for a great recipe!

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Lindt6 August 22, 2010

Yum! I'm licking my fingers right now. I didn't use chocolate chips, only because I didn't have them, but they were SO delicious. I can imagine that the chips would have made them better! I'm scared I'm going to eat them all..

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sunshinestarr November 03, 2009

Excellent! I had made these before without the chocolate chips and I actually perfer it with! I hate when I make them because I think I eat most of them......

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kricket_22 October 18, 2009

I discovered this recipe after making one similar using a cake mix and adding a cream cheese filling. I was really curious if we would notice a difference between making the cupcake from scratch, as in this recipe, or using a chocolate cake mix. WELL, there is an unbelievable difference! This recipe so far exceeded the other in terms of taste and texture that we were all stunned. Now my favorite cupcake recipe, you just have to try it. Just fabulous!! Thanks, Nan!

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quikgourmet March 17, 2009

great recipe. I reduced the sugar a little, added an egg to the chocolate batter and used whole wheat flower to make them healthier and they were delish! supper moist and flavorful.

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suppersadie April 03, 2014

Very yummy... fun to make, delicious to eat...

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KornDawn June 22, 2013

I made these for a Mother's Day treat for a friend's mother yesterday. She's in her 80's and in her day, she was a fantastic baker. She really liked them! I served the cupcakes and then when I asked if they wanted another one she said "no" because she was full from the lunch we had just eaten. Someone else did want one so I brought them to the table and when I asked her again, she said "maybe I'd better have another one" and took another cupcake. :) This just tickled me. I used Dutch processed cocoa so the cupcakes were darker and I put some micromini (from Blommer's) chips in the cream cheese mixture. The cupcakes were very moist. For some reason I had to bake them a little longer than the specified time. The only thing was that the cheese mixture sank into the cupcakes so they looked like they fell in the center. This didn't affect the taste at all though. I will definitely be making these again! Thank you for posting this recipe!!!

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Chicagopm May 13, 2013

I've had this recipe for over 20 years, from a co-worker only she called them black bottom cupcakes. Also, for a shortcut you can use devils food cake mix.

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curnesm April 14, 2013

First time I baked this... Everybody loves it!! Even my mom's co-worker. It's not too sweet...

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Ms_harlene February 06, 2013

We made four batches at once. They were delicious. Best choco cream cheese cup cake ever. The cream cheese part of the recipe allowed for us to be very generous with the topping which is what makes this cupcake! The only change to the recipe was I dropped a few extra chocolate chips onto the top of each before adding the cream cheese topping. Baked to perfection with slightly crunchy/chewy outside and a very moist center. Yummy!!!!

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gail_wainwright December 23, 2012
Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes