August 22, 2011

Delectable Tuesday Blog Hop 8/23 - Chocolate Cream Filled Cupcakes

Chocolate!! This is definitely a chocolate kind of week. And cupcakes with filling make it all better. :)

Chocolate Cream Filled Cupcakes

3 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups white sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1 cup water
1 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup shortening
2 cups confectioners' sugar
1 pinch salt
3 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line 36 muffin cups with paper liners. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and 1 teaspoon salt. Make a well in the center and pour in the eggs, 1 cup milk, water, oil and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix well. Fill each muffin cup half-full of batter. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.

Make filling: In a large bowl, beat butter and shortening together until smooth. Blend in confectioners' sugar and pinch of salt. Gradually beat in 3 tablespoons milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla. beat until light and fluffy. Fill a pastry bag with a small tip. Push tip through bottom of paper liner to fill each cupcake.

For more great recipes visit Hearth and Soul, Tempt My Tummy Tuesdays, Tasty Tuesdays, What's Cooking Wednesday and Tuesdays at the Table.

Home Sweet Farm


  1. Your cupcakes look amazing, wish I had one right now.

    Cook Lisa Cook

  2. Your cream filled cupcakes are gorgeous!

  3. Love your cupcakes! I have linked up Hot Bacon Cheese Dip, Strawberry Pound Cake, and Orange Balls. Thanks for hosting!

  4. Awesome cupcakes! They look great.
    Thanks for hosting!

  5. Thanks for hosting! I'm off to check out this week's collection of links. Blessings, ~Lisa

  6. That cupcake looks so yummy. I cannot wait to make myself a whole batch! We linked up a wonderful tomato pie today. Come visit us!

  7. This looks SO GOOD! I can't wait to make this for my boyfriend! He loves the little debbie version, so he'll love it if I make it for him :D

  8. I posted a profile for anise seed, a distinct and tasty spice.

  9. Your cupcakes look awesome, sure wish I had one. Thanks for hosting and have a wonderful week!
    Miz Helen



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