Cream-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

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Cream-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes
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  1. In a small bowl, combine the boiling water, cocoa and coffee. Stir until cocoa is dissolved; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in cocoa mixture and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder; add to creamed mixture just until moistened.
  4. Fill paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 375° for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in cupcake comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  5. Combine hot water and salt; stir until dissolved. Cool. In a large bowl, beat the marshmallow creme, shortening and vanilla until light and fluffy. Gradually add the confectioners sugar and salt mixture. Beat until fluffy.
  6. Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag; insert a very small tip. Fill with marshmallow filling. Push the tip through the top to fill each cupcake.
  7. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and vanilla until fluffy. Add confectioners sugar; beat until smooth. Frost cupcakes. Decorate with sprinkles and candies as desired. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 341.29 Kcal (1429 kJ)
Calories from fat 145.68 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.19g 25%
Cholesterol 43.76mg 15%
Sodium 196.42mg 8%
Potassium 40.09mg 1%
Total Carbs 46.65g 16%
Sugars 32.96g 132%
Dietary Fiber 2.53g 10%
Protein 2.67g 5%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Calcium 16.9mg 2%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 368.74 Kcal (1544 kJ)
Calories from fat 157.4 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.49g 25%
Cholesterol 47.28mg 15%
Sodium 212.22mg 8%
Potassium 43.32mg 1%
Total Carbs 50.4g 16%
Sugars 35.61g 132%
Dietary Fiber 2.73g 10%
Protein 2.89g 5%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 1.7mg 9%
Calcium 18.3mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.7
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

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