Had my mentee over for a day of cooking and kittens. We went the Cat Adoption Team and then back to my house for baking bagels and cupcakes. My Mom’s Mom was from the Bay Area and not particularly domestic this is one recipe I have from here and its better than any you can buy.
Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes
From Leisa’s Grandmother, Margret Krey
Made by Jaemi & Leisa on November 8, 2008
Cream Cheese Mixture:
- One 8 oz Packet of Cream Cheese
- 1 Egg
- 1/3 Cup Granulated Sugar
- 1/8 Teaspoon Salt (Pinch)
- 1 Cup Chocolate Chips
Cream together softened cream cheese and sugar. Add egg and salt. Beat together until smooth. Sir in chocolate chips by hand. Set aside.
- 2/3 Cups Vegetable Oil
- 2 Cups Sugar
- 1 Egg
- 1 teaspoon Salt
- 14 C Cocoa
- 2 teaspoons Baking Soda
- 3 Cups Flour
- 2 Cups Water
- 2 Teaspoons Vinegar
Beat oil, sugar and egg. Add dry ingredients alternatively with vinegar/water mixture. Mix until creamy.
Fill 2/3 full with cake mixture. Add 1 teaspoon of cream cheese mixture on top. Bake at 350 for 20 to 25 minutes.