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Chocolate-Cream Cheese Cupcakes

Yield Makes 2 1/2 dozen
Dollop cupcakes with whipped topping, and add your favorite sprinkles.


  • 1 (18.25-ounce) package Swiss chocolate cake mix
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate morsels

How to Make It

  1. Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Spoon batter into paper-lined muffin pans, filling two-thirds full.

  2. Beat cream cheese and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add egg, beating well; stir in chocolate morsels. Spoon 1 heaping teaspoon cream cheese mixture into center of batter.

  3. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Remove from pans, and cool on wire racks. Store in refrigerator.

  4. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Duncan Hines Swiss Chocolate Cake Mix.