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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes

I'm making some yummy cupcakes for out family party tonight. Here's the recipe & when I get the chance I'll add some pictures! If you're stopping in from the Blog Hop, Hi!

Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes
1 (18.5 oz) box of Chocolate Cake mix
1 (8 oz) package of Cream Cheese (at room temp)
1/2 c. warm water
1/2 c. vegetable oil
4 eggs
2 tsp Vanilla Extract
Optional: 2 (1.55 oz) Chocolate bars shaved

Preheat oven to 350* and line your cupcake pans!
Place cake mix, cream cheese, oil, eggs, water & vanilla in a bowl.
Beat on low for 30 sec, scrape the sides, add chocolate shavings 
Mix on medium for 2 minutes.

Fill cupcake cups 3/4 full (about 1/3 cup) (makes 22-24)
Bake until they spring back when lightly pressed on (20-23 min)
Cool for 5 minutes, remove from pan & remove the liners.
Cool for 15 minutes.
Frost with Creamy Chocolate Blender Ganache.

Creamy Chocolate Blender Ganache
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup (4 oz) Evaporated Milk
1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract

Melt chocolate chips, mix all ingredients in the blender.
Let set for 20 mins on the counter so it can thicken.
Frost cupcakes & enjoy!


Unknown said...

wow this sounds amazing. I'm definitely gonna have to try this.

Cathy Kennedy said...

I love chocolate, so these little babies would fit perfect into my snacktime delights. Do put pics up! I'll be anxious to see them. Yum! Thanks for stopping by today. I'm now following... ~Cathy ^.^

Southern Belle Mama said...

These sound so good! I'm a sucker for chocolate. Hope they taste as good as they sound...have fun at your family party!

BeaumontGirl said...

Yum! I am your newest follower! Just started blogging and came across your blog, so cute!

Erin said...

Whoa, this sounds SO yummy!!

Ali said...

Thanks for sharing this recipe! A must try! Can't wait to see the pictures :)

Unknown said...

Those cakes look amazing. Thanks for visiting and commenting on my blog. Love you blog


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