Cream Cheese Filled Cupcakes

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Mary Close

As these bake, the cheese mixture is surrounded by cake.

Top Review by Genie In A Bottle

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!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven and prepare cake mix according to box directions. Grease and flour cupcake pan and and fill cups 2/3 full. Cream softened cream cheese together with sugar. Beat in egg and salt. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop one rounded teaspoon of cheese mixture into each cup. The cake will bake up around the cheese. Bake as directed for cupcakes on the cake mix box. Cool and frost with desired frosting or powdered sugar.

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