Brown and White Cupcakes

Brown and White Cupcakes


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About this recipe: Rich and gooey chocolate cupcakes cooked with a dollop of cream cheese. Easy to make; look and taste fabulous.

Laura Duncan Allen

Makes: 24 cupcakes

  • 1 (225g) block cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup (65g) white sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup (175g) dark choc chip bits
  • 1 1/2 cups (190g) plain flour
  • 1 cup (200g) white sugar
  • 1/4 cup (20g) cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (235ml) water
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Line muffin trays with patty cups or lightly spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese, egg, 1/3 cup (75g) sugar and pinch of salt until light and fluffy. Stir in the chocolate chips and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, 1 cup (220g) sugar, cocoa, bicarb soda and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Make a well in the centre and add the water, oil, vinegar and vanilla. Stir together until well blended. Fill muffin trays 1/3 full with the batter and top with a dollop of the cream cheese mixture.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes.

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