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Cream Cheese Cupcakes Recipe

Cream Cheese Cupcakes Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 package (18-1/4 ounces) yellow cake mix
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 3 eggs
  • Chocolate frosting, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add cake mix, water, butter and eggs; mix well. 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 each: 145 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 192mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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SugaryQ
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
Reviewed May. 14, 2012

"Simple, easy and sounds yummy!"

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manga
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
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2010

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

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MiniDonks
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
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
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
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2010

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

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tkjohns
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
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2010

"They were very good and easy to make

Would definitely make again"

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