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Dalmatian Cupcakes

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Dalmatian Cupcakes
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 24

Yes, these cupcakes look like those famous spotted dogs. The chocolate cake has a hidden creamy filling and chocolate chip “spots.” Kids love them! MORE+ LESS-

Updated March 22, 2018
Betty Crocker Cake Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Ingredients

2
packages (3 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1/3
cup sugar
1
egg
1 1/2
cups miniature or regular semisweet chocolate chips
1
box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ devil's food cake mix
1 1/4
cups water
1/3
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
1
container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy or Whipped vanilla frosting

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and 1 egg with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Stir in 1 cup of the chocolate chips; set aside.
  • 3
    In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil and 3 eggs on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Divide batter among muffin cups (1/4 cup in each). Top each with 1 heaping teaspoon cream cheese mixture.
  • 4
    Bake 21 to 27 minutes or until tops spring back when touched lightly. Cool in pans 10 minutes. Remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 5
    Frost with frosting. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Store loosely covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • How about a Dalmatian-themed party? Serve cupcakes with chocolate chip ice cream, play “pin the spot on the dog,” and send kids home with a “doggie bag” full of dog-themed treats and prizes.
  • Wrap individual cupcakes tightly in plastic wrap, and include in lunch boxes for an extra-special lunchtime treat!
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Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
45mg
14%
Sodium
220mg
9%
Potassium
110mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
37g
12%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
26g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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