CandyCenter CreamCheese Cupcakes

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A Rich, Delicious, Moist Cream cheese Cupcake with a Candybar Melted in the Middle.....

The CreamCheese is not a huge element in these cupcakes but it makes them extremely moist!

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Step 1: What you need

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What you need:

For the Cupcakes:

1 box white cake mix (eggs , oil and water, or whatever else you need to make your box cake mix)
4 oz cream cheese, soft almost melted
4 tablespoons of powdered sugar
Mini-Candybars like Milky ways, 3 Musketeers and Snickers, or whole candy bars cut into 1-inch blocks

For the Butter Cream Icing:

(Covers 12 cupcakes, you can double or triple it depending on how many cupcakes you're making)

1 cups shortening
4 cups powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
3 ounces heavy cream

Step 2: For the Cupcakes

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In a medium bowl mix soft cream cheese and 4 tablespoons of powdered sugar until it forms a paste.

Mix cupcake batter according to box directions in a large bowl.

Once everything is mixed well add your cream cheese mixture and mix very well until everything is combined.

Line your cupcake tin with paper liners and fill your cupcake wells about 2/3 full of batter.

Cook at 350F for about 20 minutes or until they slightly brown on top and are cooked throughout.

Remove from the oven and let rest 2 minutes. Remove cupcakes from pan and transfer to cooling rack to cool completely.

Step 3: How to Get the CandyBar Center

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Once cupcakes are cool, use a paring knife to cut a well into the center of each cupcake, don't forget to save the tops of the cupcakes that you cut out.

Step 4:

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Un wrap your mini candy bars and place one in each cupcake.

Place Cupcakes with chocolate bar showing in the middle of the cupcakes into the microwave for 45 seconds. Use a toothpick and make sure the chocolate is melted.

Step 5:

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Once the chocolate is melted, replace the the cupcake tops to complete the cupcake.

Let them cool again and its time to do the icing.

It makes me drool
scoochmaroo4 years ago
bigbearswife (author)  scoochmaroo4 years ago
thanks :)