Does the thought of a rich, dark chocolate cupcakes stuffed with a creamy chocolate chip filling and topped with a sweet, fluffy buttercream make you jump for joy?
Well, it does me. I love these giant cupcakes. My mom used to make these for us when we were kids. (And I'm pretty sure she still does.)
Who wouldn't like the classic chocolate-vanilla cupcake combination with a hidden surprise inside?
Black Bottom Cupcakes
8 ounces cream cheese 1/3 cup oil
1 cup + 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon +1/8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vinegar
6 ounces chocolate chips 1 teaspoon vanilla
1 ½ cups flour 1 cup water
¼ cup cocoa
Beat cream cheese, ¼ c. sugar and 1/8 t. salt.
Add chocolate chips.
Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, ½ t. salt and 1 c. sugar.
Combine water, oil, vinegar and vanilla.
Add to dry ingredients.
Fill muffin cups 1/3 full with batter.
Add a heaping teaspoon of cream cheese filling.
Bake 30 minutes at 350.
Frost with Vanilla Buttercream and decorate with mini chocolate chips.
There you go - simple and delicious.