Very good recipe! I wanted a chocolate filling so I added 1 Tbs cocoa & increased the sugar to 1/2 cup. Thanks so much for sharing, Mary!
Wow. There was WAY too much filling for the cupcakes! I got 18 standard size cupcakes (I use 1/4 cup batter per cupcake paper). Because there was so much filling, I thought certainly there must have been an error - like maybe I should have used a "rounded" teaspoon or "heaping" teaspoon of the filling instead of about a regular size measuring spoon teaspoon. So, I went back and put 2 measuring spoon teaspoons into each cupcake. Threw the remainder down the garbage disposal. Two minutes left of bake time - and the cream cheese did not sink to the bottom. I wonder if a person made mini cupcakes whether the 1 tsp. of filling would sink to the bottom... 2 tsp. of filling is too much for regular size cupcakes. I wouldn't even think 1 tsp. of filling would be much "filling" in a regular size cupcake. I'm sure they'll taste fine, but this wasn't the "look" I was aiming for.
Delicious I made these and topped them with Chocolate Frosting (No Eggs or Milk Needed)
For taste & ease this is a 5 star recipe. We LOVED them! But I'm not sure about the accuracy of the recipe as posted. My cake mix was 18.25 oz & it makes 24 cupcakes, not just 12. The amount of filling is also enough to fill 24 cupcakes AND have a full cup leftover. I'm not sure what to do with it - maybe swirl it in brownies or something, cause the cupcakes aren't going to last long anyway! :) Thanks for sharing your recipe, Mary! I'll be making these again many times.