Cupcake Surprises

Recipe from

Southern Living


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


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

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

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.

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.