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Black Bottom Cupcakes With Goat Cheese

Black bottom cupcakes are typically made with cream cheese. I wondered if goat cheese would work well on black bottom cupcakes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: black bottom cupcake, goat cheese frosting
Servings: 18 cupcakes
Calories: 300kcal

Ingredients

For cake

  • 2 C flour
  • 1 1/2 t baking powder
  • 1/2 t baking soda
  • 3/4 C butter room temperature
  • 1 1/3 C sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 C plain yogurt
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 1/3 C milk
  • 5 oz baking chocolate melted

For goat cheese topping

  • 8 oz goat cheese I used Ile de France goat cheese, but any non-flavored goat cheese would work
  • 1/3 C sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Whisk flour, baking powder, and baking soda in a medium-sized bowl.
  • Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs, yogurt, vanilla, and milk until blended.
  • Alternately fold in flour mixture and melted chocolate, beginning and ending with the flour mixture.
  • Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full.
  • In a small bowl, mix all the ingredients for the goat cheese topping.
  • Spoon about 2 tablespoons of the topping onto the center of each cupcake.
  • Bake at 350 F for thirty minutes or until a toothpick comes out dry.

Nutrition

Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 168mg | Potassium: 175mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 8.4% | Calcium: 7% | Iron: 14.5%