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Chocolate Bar Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate cupcakes with a cream cheese filling, finished with a little piece of chocolate on top! These tasty treats are great for celebrating any occasion.

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SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 25  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories210
Calories from Fat100
Total Fat11 g17% DV
Saturated Fat4 g20% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol20 mg7% DV
Sodium210 mg9% DV
Total Carbohydrates28 g9% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars18 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron6% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories210
Calories from Fat100
Total Fat11 g17% DV
Saturated Fat4 g20% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol20 mg7% DV
Sodium210 mg9% DV
Total Carbohydrates28 g9% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars18 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron6% DV
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • CHOCOLATE BAR FILLING (recipe follows)
  • 2/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Bars (1.55 oz. each) , broken into sections
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar

Directions

  • 1. Prepare CHOCOLATE BAR FILLING.
  • 2. Heat oven to 350°F. Line muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups.
  • 3. Stir together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add water, oil, vinegar and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with batter. Spoon 1 level tablespoon FILLING into center of each cupcake.
  • 4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cake portion comes out clean. Remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely. Top each cupcake with chocolate bar piece. About 2-1/2 dozen cupcakes.
  • CHOCOLATE BAR FILLING
  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Bar (1.55 oz. each), cut into 1/4-inch pieces*
  • Beat cream cheese, sugar, egg and salt in small bowl until smooth and creamy. Stir in chocolate bar pieces.
  • *Any size HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Bars may be used to make a total of about 6 ounces or about 1 cup chocolate pieces.

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