I finally tried to make them vegan and the results were amazing, they taste just like my moms! Now we can't keep them in the house, they are gone the day I make them!
Vegan Black Bottom Cupcakes
From my mom
1 1/2 cup flour
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup water
5 tablespoons canola oil
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 teaspoon vanilla
In a large bowl stir together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. In another bowl beat together beat together water, oil, vinegar and vanilla, gradually add dry ingredients and mix until blended.
Cream Cheese Filling
8 ounces vegan cream cheese (try Galaxy Veggie cream cheese it's yummy)
egg replacer equivalent to one egg
2 tablespoons water
1/3 cup sugar
about 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
half a bag of vegan semi sweet chocolate chips
Beat egg replacer and water together until frothy, add cream cheese, and sugar, beat until smooth. Stir in chocolate chips.
Fill 18 paper lined cupcake cups about 1/2 full of cake batter. Top each with about 1 tablespoon cream cheese filling.
Bake at 350 for 20-25 min or until top springs back when gently pressed.