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Cream Cheese Filled Cupcakes

Course: Dessert
Keyword: Cupcakes



  • 1 Box Cake mix and the ingredients listed on the back of the box I like to use Devil’s Food Cake but feel free to use whatever cake mix you like!


  • 8 oz Cream Cheese room temperature
  • 2 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 Egg


  • 8 oz Cream Cheese room temperature
  • ½ cup Stick Butter softened
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • cups Powdered Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Milk optional


  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Line 2 cupcake pans with cupcake liners
  • Prepare cake mix as directed on the back of the box
  • Fill liners halfway full and set aside
  • Make your filling: In the bowl of an electric mixer combine cream cheese, 1 egg, and 2 cups of powdered sugar until smooth
  • Add a spoonful (slightly less than a tablespoon) of the cream cheese mixture to the middle of each cupcake.
  • Bake for 18-23 minutes until cooked through
  • Remove your cupcakes from the oven and set aside allowing them to cool fully before frosting
  • Make your frosting: combine the butter, cream cheese, & vanilla until creamy
  • Slowly add the powdered sugar until you reach your desired consistency
  • For added creamy-ness add milk