|Mini Chip-Cheese Filling (below)||1 1/4 cups unsifted all-purpose flour|
|1 cup sugar||1/3 cup Hershey's Cocoa|
|3/4 teaspoon baking soda||1/2 teaspoon salt|
|1 cup buttermilk or sour milk*||1/3 cup vegetable oil|
|1 egg||1 teaspoon vanilla|
Prepare Mini Chip-Cheese Filling; Blend 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, 1/3 cup sugar and 1/8 teaspoon salt in small mixer bowl. Add 1 egg, beat until smooth. Stir in 1/2 cup Hershey's Mini Chips. Set aside.
Combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda and salt in large mixer bowl. Add buttermilk, oil, egg, and vanilla; blend well.
Fill 24 paper-lined muffin cups (2 1/2 inches in diameter) 1/2 full with batter. Spoon about 1 tablespoon cheese filling onto each cupcake. Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes or until tops are golden brown
* To sour milk: Use 1 tablespoon vinegar plus milk to equal 1 cup.
Last updated 05/03/08 -- R Cordia