This tasty recipe was provided to Janice Cranor over 30 years ago by Betty Kloeckler of Checotah, Okla.
Makes 18 cupcakes
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
1 & ½ C. flour
1 C. sugar
¼ C. cocoa
1 tsp. soda
¼ tsp. salt
Mix all dry ingredients above & add wet ingredients below and beat until smooth.
1 C. water
4 T. vegetable oil
1 T. vinegar
1 tsp. vanilla
Fill muffin tins ½ full. Set aside and mix cream cheese mixture.
1-8 oz. package cream cheese (softened)
1/3 C. sugar
6 oz. package chocolate chips
Cream together and place 1 T. on top of chocolate batter in muffin tins. Optional-sprinkle finely chopped nuts on top.
Bake for 25 minutes in 350 degree oven or until the top springs back when touched.
Served at Extension Café-Salsa Savvy-April 2011
Janice M. Cranor, OSU Extension Educator
Family & Consumer Sciences, Osage County