Black Bottom Cupcakes II Be The First To Review By Anonymous recipe Comments | 0 Favorites | 175 Print Made-from-scratch chocolate cupcakes with a great cream cheese surprise! Black Bottom Cupcakes II Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup white sugar1/3 cup vegetable oil1 cup water1 tablespoon vinegar1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened1 egg1/3 cup white sugar1/8 teaspoon salt1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line two 12 cup muffin pans with paper liners. Sift together the flour, baking soda, cocoa powder and salt. Set aside. 2 In a large bowl, whisk together 1 cup sugar, oil and water until blended. Stir in the vinegar and vanilla. Beat in the flour mixture until incorporated. Set aside. 3 In a medium bowl, beat together the cream cheese, egg, 1/3 cup sugar and salt. Stir in the chocolate chips. 4 Fill muffin cups 1/3 full with chocolate batter, then top with a heaping tablespoon of the cream cheese mixture. Bake cupcakes in preheated oven for 35 minutes, or until done.