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Cream Cheese Cupcakes Recipe

Cream Cheese Cupcakes Recipe

It's hard to believe these cupcakes can taste so delicious, yet be so easy," writes Nancy Reichert of Thomasville, Georgia. "Frost them if you wish, but my family likes them plain, which is great when I'm having an especially busy day."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3 eggs
  • Chocolate frosting, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in cake mix, water, butter and eggs.
  • 2. Spoon batter by 1/4 cupfuls into paper-lined muffin cups. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely. Frost if desired. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 145 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 192 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Reviews for Cream Cheese Cupcakes

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2013

"Was simple and easy to make. Very tasty. Made a cream cheese filling and frosted with a cream cheese frosting absolutely scrumptious. Will be making theses again!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 14, 2012

"Simple, easy and sounds yummy!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2012

"They were easy to make. It tasted like a light yellow cake. I don't think they were anything special."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2010

"I liked the firmness not tee sweet , also moist I liked them"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2010

"These were wonderful. Made them for the 4th of July and they were a hit! Iced them with cream cheese icing...yes they were sweet and wonderful!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2010

"Wouldn't you know it! I kept trying and soon as I sent the email, the right grocery list came up. Egg on my face!!!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2010

"Haven't made them yet. The grocery list for the cream cheese cupcake is for the hummingbird cupcake. Sorry. I thought you should know."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2010

"Took these to work & they disappeared - super easy, will make again! Did not frost."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2010

"I found this recipe to be so extremely sweet, that I wish I hadn't iced tem. Also the tops were so tender, it was hard to put the icing on without pulling the top layer off."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2010

"They were very good and easy to make

Would definitely make again"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2010

"I made these cupcakes and took them to the senior home and the residents loved them.

I also had chocolate one and the cream cheese ones went first."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2010

"I was hoping for super yummy and was a little disappointed."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2010

"Great cupcake recipe. It would work with any flavor cake mix. I don't usually make cupcakes but will do this one again and again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2010

"I didn't have yellow cake mix on hand, so I used the chocolate cake mix instead - I liked it as did my teens. The cream cheese made the cupcakes really moist. Very good."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2010

"it taste great. but I didn't cook it long enough so it fell when I got it cooled. But still worth it."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2010

"Incredible! The best cupcakes I've ever had! So moist and delicious, my family loves them!"

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.