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Decadent Caramel Surprise Cupcakes

Caramel cupcakes with cream cheese/chocolate chip filling and chocolate buttercream frosting

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Ingredients

  • 1 pkg Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Caramel Cake Mix
  • 1 can Duncan Hines Creamy Homestyle Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
  • 1 pkg softened cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • pkg caramel square candy for garnish, if desired

Baking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare cake as directed on package. In a separate bowl, beat the cream cheese, egg, 1/3 cup sugar and 1/8 teaspoon salt until light and fluffy. Stir in the chocolate chips and set aside. Line muffin tins with cupcake liners. Pour batter into cups about 2/3 way. Spoon a small dollop of cream cheese mixture in the middle of each batter-filled cup, then cover with more batter. Bake as directed, or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Allow cupcakes to cool. Tip to double size of your frosting - transfer frosting to a bowl and whip with electric mixer on medium speed for a few minutes until volume is almost doubled. Fill a pastry bag with frosting, using a star tip to pipe frosting in circular motion on top of each cupcake, bringing to a point. Top each cupcake with caramel square candy, if desired

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mosit cakes and cupcakes

mosit cakes and cupcakes

When mixing your cake/cupcakes. I always mix longer then recommended. When the mix looks fluffy I know Ive mixed enough. Everyone has always remarked how moist and light my cakes taste.


Spray and slide

Spray and slide

If you ever have a problem with things like corn syrup sticking to the inside of your measuring cup, simply give it a squirt of non stick spray before adding the sticky ingredient. You will see how easily the product slides right out,and clean up is a snap! I also spray down my spatula's when Im cooking eggs. The egg wont stick to the tool,and you actually get to eat more egg!





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