Black Holes

  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 1 dozen
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1 1/3 cups flour

1/4 cup sifted cocoa

1 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup water

1/3 cup vegetable oil

1 teaspoon vanilla


8 ounces cream cheese

1 egg

2/3 cup sugar

6 ounces chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake tins with foil liners. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa, sugar, salt and baking soda. Add 1 cup water, 1/3 vegetable oil, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 tablespoon cider vinegar and mix together. With food processor running, add cream cheese in pieces through chute. Add 1 egg, 2/3 cup sugar and transfer to a bowl. Fold in 6 ounces. chocolate chips. Fill cupcake liners 2/3 of the way full with batter. Place 1 or 2 tablespoons of cream mixture atop batter. Bake for 20 minutes.
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