Chocolate Candy Corn Cupcakes

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling


2 dozen

Updated: Sep. 13, 2023
My oldest son asks me to make these cupcakes every year for his class Halloween party. I always get compliments about how tasty and cute these treats are. —Nicole Clayton, Prescott, Arizona
Chocolate Candy Corn Cupcakes Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package fudge marble cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • Orange paste food coloring
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Chocolate candy corn


  1. Line 24 muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. Reserve cocoa packet from cake mix. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, sour cream, eggs, milk and oil; beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Transfer half of the batter to a small bowl; tint orange with food coloring. To other half of batter, stir in contents of cocoa packet.
  3. Divide chocolate batter among prepared cups. Carefully top with orange batter; do not swirl. Bake and cool as package directs.
  4. To serve, top cupcakes with whipped topping and candy corn. Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition Facts

1 cupcake: 163 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 113mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.