Be Mine Chocolate Cream Cupcakes
Chocolate Cream Cupcake Recipe

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.

30
cupcakes
50 min
PREP TIME
02 hrs 25 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Filling

1/2 cup sugar

1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

Cupcakes

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

Frosting

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

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

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  March 04, 2009

I waste my time and ingredients.

— says sanaz
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  February 11, 2009

So tasty and I added some chocolate chips to the cream cheese filling for an extra special surprise.

— says Tonya
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