Surprise Cupcakes

Total Time
10 mins
30 mins
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  1. Cream sugar and cream cheese together.
  2. Beat in egg.
  3. Stir in chocolate chips; set aside.
  4. Prepare cake mix according to directions on box.
  5. Place paper baking cups into a muffin tin.
  6. Fill paper bake cups 2/3 full.
  7. Drop one rounded teaspoon of cheese mixture into each cup.
  8. Bake according to directions on cake mix box.
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Thanks so loved them...they said they were kind of like homemade Ding Dongs...they are good and super easy to make!

4 5

The recipe didn't say to put chocolate cake mix on top of the cream cheese filling but the photo looked like you could do that. I liked that better...thus the "surprise" cupcakes.

5 5

Yummy & impressive!! I made for a co-worker's birthday & everyone enjoyed them. I used mini chocolate chips as suggested by another reviewer & devil's food cake mix, as a personal preference (the chocolatier, the better!!). I did pipe on some swirls of chocolate buttercream since it was a special occasion! These are so quick & easy, I'm sure I'll be making them a lot. And, surprisingly, I did get a lot of questions about how I got the filling in the middle!!!