Black-Bottom Cupcakes

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“A lighter version of these scrumptious cupcakes. (From "Lighten Up" by Elaine Magee)”
READY IN:
35mins
YIELD:
18 cupcakes
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350*F.
  2. Line 18 muffin cups with foil or paper baking cups.
  3. To make the cream cheese filling, in a small bowl, beat cream cheese, vanilla, sugar, and egg until well blended.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips and set aside.
  5. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt; mix well.
  6. Add the water, oil, sour cream, vinegar, and vanilla; beat for 2 minutes.
  7. Fill muffin cups 1/2 full with batter.
  8. Top each with Tablespoon of cream cheese mixture.
  9. Bake 20 minutes, or until cream cheese mixture is light golden brown.
  10. Cool for 15 minutes; remove from pans.
  11. Cool completely; store in refrigerator.

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