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Cupcake Surprises

Yield Makes 2 dozen


  • 1 (18.25-ounce) package Swiss chocolate cake mix
  • 2 (3-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 (6-ounce) package milk chocolate morsels
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut

How to Make It

  1. Prepare cake batter according to package directions; set batter aside.

  2. Stir together cream cheese, sugar, and egg. Stir in chocolate morsels and coconut.

  3. Spoon cake batter evenly into 24 paper-lined muffin cups, filling each half full. Drop cream cheese mixture by rounded teaspoonfuls evenly into center of cupcakes.

  4. Bake at 350° for 19 to 22 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cupcakes in pans on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Remove cupcakes from pans, and cool completely on a wire rack.