Black Bottom Cupcakes


1 package Namaste Foods Chocolate Cake Mix
1 cup gluten free chocolate chips
1-8oz pkg cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup sugar
4 eggs, divided
2/3 cup oil
1½ cups water
Cinnamon Sugar Topping
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
Increase sugar to 1/2 cup if not using walnuts


  1. Combine chocolate cake mix, 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 cinnamon, sugar and chopped walnuts (if using) mixture.
  4. Bake in 350° F oven for 20-24 minutes. Makes 24-30 cupcakes.