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Heart Surprise-Inside Cupcakes


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  • 2 pkg cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 7 drops red food coloring
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 pkg chocolate cake mix
  • white chocolate-cream cheese frosting
  • 2 tbsp sprinkles


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Heat oven to 350°F.

Step 2

Line 8-inch square pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Beat cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and food coloring 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 center 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 (see Tip.) Insert cheesecake heart, point side down, in center 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.

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