Red Velvet Cupcakes (with cream cheese surprise inside)
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Just when you think Red Velvet Cupcakes couldn’t get any better, then they get stuffed with a cream cheese surprise! I think you will be swooning over these for a long time!
Recipe type: Cake, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 30
  • 1 box red velvet cake mix (prepared as package directs, except substitute milk for water)
  • 1 8 oz. pkg cream cheese (room temperature
  • ⅓ c. sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 c. mini chocolate chips
  • Cream cheese frosting (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and salt. Beat again. Stir in chocolate chips. Refrigerate while making cake mix.
  3. Prepare cake mix as directed on package except substitute milk for water.
  4. Line cupcake pan with liners. This recipe makes about 30 cupcakes.
  5. Fill cupcake liners ½-2/3 full with red velvet cake mix.
  6. Add 1 T. cream cheese filling on top of cake mix.
  7. Bake as package directs for cupcakes. I baked mine 22 minutes.
  8. Let cool in cupcake pan for 5 minutes. Remove to wire rack to finish cooling.
  9. If desired, frost with cream cheese frosting.
  10. Store leftovers in refrigerator.
Recipe by Little Dairy On the Prairie at