adapted from: The Frugal Foodie Cookbook
Chocolate Cake Batter
3 c flour
2 c sugar
1/2 c cocoa powder (press through a seive)
2 t baking soda
1 t salt
2 c cold water
2/3 c oil
2 T vinegar
2 t vanilla
Combine all dry ingredients, in a large bowl. Add all wet ingredients, mix whip a whisk, until smooth.
Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Filling
1 8 oz package cream cheese
1/3 c sugar
1 c chocolate chips
Cut cheese into 1 inch cubes, combine with sugar and egg, until smooth. Stir in chocolate chips.
Assemble the cupcakes:
Divide batter into 24 prepared muffin cups. Top with the filling, evenly.
I can be a drippy dipper with batter, don't let the messy look deter you from these goodies!
Makes 24 cakes
Serve with vanilla ice cream! For a special dessert, frost with your favorite chocolate buttercream frosting or glaze.
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