Filled Rich Chocolate Cupcakes

Filled Rich Chocolate Cupcakes

Filled with cream cheese, these rich, moist dark chocolate cupcakes are a perfect dessert for any occasion your family is celebrating.

  • PRINT

SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 20  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories190
Calories from Fat90
Total Fat10 g15% DV
Saturated Fat3 g18% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium200 mg8% DV
Total Carbohydrates27 g9% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars16 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron8% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories190
Calories from Fat90
Total Fat10 g15% DV
Saturated Fat3 g18% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium200 mg8% DV
Total Carbohydrates27 g9% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars16 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron8% DV
  • FILLING (recipe follows)
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1. Prepare FILLING; set aside. Heat oven to 350°F. Line muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups.
  • 2. Stir together flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add water, oil, vinegar and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 3 minutes. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with batter. Spoon 1 level tablespoon FILLING into center of each cupcake.
  • 3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cake portion comes out clean. Remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely. About 2-1/2 dozen cupcakes.
  • FILLING
  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S
  • Mini Chips Semi-Sweet Chocolate
  • Beat cream cheese, sugar, egg and salt in small bowl until smooth and creamy. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • VARIATIONS:
  • GOBLIN'S DELIGHT FILLING: Add 2 teaspoons grated orange peel, 4 drops yellow food color and 3 drops red food color to FILLING before stirring in chips.
  • VALENTINE FILLING: Stir 4 to 5 drops red food color into FILLING.
  • PEANUT BUTTER CHIP FILLING: Omit chocolate; stir in 1 cup
  • REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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