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Heart Surprise-Inside Cupcakes
Heart Surprise-Inside Cupcakes

Heart Surprise-Inside Cupcakes

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Cook Minutes 4 Hr 18 Min
Prep : 30 Min Cook: 3 Hr 48 Min
Talk about a surprise party! When guests bite into these cupcakes, they'll be amazed to discover a tiny heart-shaped cheesecake baked in each one.
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24 Servings
Original recipe yields 24 Servings
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2 pkg. (250 g each) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
1/2 cup sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
7 drops red food colouring
2 eggs
1 pkg. (2-layer size) chocolate cake mix
2 Tbsp. sprinkles
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Step 1
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Step 2
Line 8-inch square pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Beat cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and food colouring with mixer until blended. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until blended. Pour into prepared pan.
Step 3
Bake 15 to 18 min. or until centre is almost set. Cool 30 min.; cover. Freeze 2 hours.
Step 4
Use foil handles to remove cheesecake from pan. Cut into 24 small hearts with 1-inch cookie cutter.
Step 5
Prepare cake batter as directed on package; spoon into 24 paper-lined muffin cups. Insert cheesecake heart, point side down, in centre of batter in each cup.
Step 6
Bake 18 to 20 min. or until tops of cupcakes are firm. Cool 10 min. Remove from pan to wire racks; cool completely.
Step 7
Prepare White Chocolate-Cream Cheese Frosting; spread onto cupcakes. Top with sprinkles.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Size Wise
At 24 servings, this fun recipe is great for a party or classroom celebration.
How to Store
Keep frosted cupcakes refrigerated.
Important Note
When cutting the frozen cheesecake into the heart shapes, be sure to leave as little space possible between the cutouts.
Prepare using your favourite colour of food colouring.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 18 g
Saturated fat 9 g
45 %
Cholesterol 60 mg
Sodium 340 mg
14 %
Carbohydrate 36 g
Fibre 1 g
Sugars 28 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin A
10 %
Vitamin C
0 %
8 %
8 %
24 servings, 1 cupcake (90 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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