Servings: 20 to 24 cupcakes
1 (18.25-ounce) box dark chocolate cake mix
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
8 (1-ounce) squares semisweet chocolate
3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 2 (12-cup) muffin pans with nonstick baking spray with flour. (Do not use papre liners.)
Prepare cake mix according to package directions for cupcakes. Let cool in pans for 10 minutes. Remove cupcakes from pans, and place, rounded side down, on wire racks to cool completely.
In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese at medium spee with an electric mixer until creamy. Add pumpkin and confectioners’ sugar, beating until smooth.
Cut each cupcake in half horizontally. Spread about 2 tablespoons pumpkin mixture evenly over cut side of rounded cupcake halves. Top with cut side of flat cupcake halves.
In a medium bowl, combine chocolate and cream. Microwave on High, in 30-second intervals, stirring between each, until chocolate is melted and cooled. Spoon desired amount of chocolate over flat side of each cupcake. Cover, and chill, or serve immediately.
Note: Cupcakes can be stored, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
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