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Be Mine Chocolate Cream Cupcakes

Be Mine Chocolate Cream Cupcakes

Chocolate cupcakes with a surprise cream cheese filling tucked inside. Top these cupcakes with whipped cream and chocolate heart for your valentine.

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50 min
Prep Time
02 hrs 25 min
Total Time



1/2 cup sugar

1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg


1 3/4 cups sugar

2/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 1/4 cups water

4 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt


2 cups Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

1/2 cup powdered sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cups into muffin pan cups; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all filling ingredients in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine 1 3/4 cups sugar and butter in another bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add 1 egg at a time, beating well after each addition. Add water, melted chocolate and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Continue beating until well mixed. (Mixture may look curdled.) Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.

  4. STEP 4

    Spoon 1 rounded tablespoon chocolate mixture into each prepared muffin pan cup; top with 1 tablespoon cream cheese mixture. Spoon 1 rounded tablespoon chocolate mixture on top.

  5. STEP 5

    Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes. Remove from pans. Cool completely.

  6. STEP 6

    Beat chilled whipping cream and powdered sugar in chilled bowl at high speed, scraping bowl often, until stiff peaks form. Gently stir in 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Spread about 3 tablespoons frosting onto each cupcake. Store refrigerated.

Tip #1

- Refrigerate frosting for up to 4 days. If mixture softens, rewhip to stiff peaks.

Tip #2

- Garnish with Chocolate Filigree Hearts or as desired.

Nutrition (1 cupcake)

250 Calories
15 Fat (g)
60 Cholesterol (mg)
140 Sodium (mg)
27 Carbohydrates (g)
<1 Dietary Fiber
3 Protein (g)
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