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Black Bottom Cupcakes

Makes 24-30 cupcakes.


1 package Namaste Foods Chocolate Cake Mix
4 eggs, divided
2/3 cup oil
1 ½ cups water
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup sugar
1 mixture Cinnamon Sugar Topping (ingredients below)
½ tsp. cinnamon
¼ cup sugar
1/3 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
*Note: Increase sugar to ½ cup if not using nuts


  1. Mix together chocolate cake mix with oil, water and 3 eggs as directed on package.
  2. In a separate bowl mix cream cheese, 1 egg, 1/3 cup sugar and chocolate chips. Blend well.
  3. Spray cupcake pan with non-stick spray or insert paper liners. Fill cups 2/3 full with cake mixture. Add heaping teaspoon of filling to each and top with cinnamon, sugar and chopped walnuts (if using) mixture.
  4. Bake in 350° F oven for 20-24 minutes.


  • These can also be made using our Namaste Vanilla Cake mix.