Cream Cheese Cupcakes Recipe

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Cream Cheese Cupcakes Recipe
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Cream Cheese Cupcakes Recipe

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It's hard to believe cupcakes can taste so delicious yet be so easy. Frost them if you wish—but on busy days, I'm grateful that my family likes them plain. —Nancy Reichert, Thomasville, Georgia
Recommended: Top 10 Cupcake Recipes
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.

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 large eggs
  • Chocolate frosting, optional

Directions

In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in cake mix, water, butter and eggs.
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.
Originally published as Cream Cheese Cupcakes in Quick Cooking March/April 1998, p43

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 145 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 192mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 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 large eggs
  • Chocolate frosting, optional
  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.
Originally published as Cream Cheese Cupcakes in Quick Cooking March/April 1998, p43

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SugaryQ User ID: 7075991 22497
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!"

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jjcookworm User ID: 6689891 21771
Reviewed May. 14, 2012

"Simple, easy and sounds yummy!"

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manga User ID: 4211076 52017
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2012

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

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madalso User ID: 1531265 27100
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2010

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

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MiniDonks User ID: 3473482 45742
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!!"

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monacmurphy User ID: 1443082 27099
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!!!!"

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monacmurphy User ID: 1443082 23526
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."

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akstacey75 User ID: 4255885 23525
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2010

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

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tkjohns User ID: 2096150 16961
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."

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audster User ID: 1416708 51771
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2010

"They were very good and easy to make

Would definitely make again"

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