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Good morning everyone!

Since it's the weekend and many of you are off of work, I thought you might like to bake some really great mini cupcakes.  I've been making these for 30 years, and everyone loves them.

Chocolate Cupcake Surprise

1 1/2 cups flour                                           1 cup water
1 cup sugar                                                 1/3 cup oil
1/4 cup cocoa                                             1 T. vinegar
1 t. baking soda                                           1 t. vanilla
1/2 t. salt

Filling:

1  8 oz. package cream cheese                      
1/2 cup sugar
1/8 t. salt
1  6 oz. package semi-sweet chocolate chips

Sift together flour, sugar, cocoa, soda and salt.  Add water, oil, vinegar and vanilla.  Beat well.  In a separate bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and salt.  Fold in chocolate chips.  Fill mini cupcake pans 3/4 full, then drop one teaspoon cheese mixture on top.  Bake at 350 for 25 minutes.  (May also be baked in a greased 9 inch square pan for 50 to 60 minutes.)  Makes 3 dozen mini cupcakes.  I use mini cupcake papers.

Enjoy!

Have a great day everyone.

Originally posted to Itzl Alert Network on Fri May 17, 2013 at 09:55 PM PDT.

Also republished by New Diarists.

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