Chocolate Cupcake Recipes

Nothing hits the sweet tooth quite like these moist chocolate cupcake recipes. We help you get your all out of a premade mix, or make your own from scratch.

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    How to Make Easy Chocolate Cupcakes

    It's possible to make easy chocolate cupcakes—from scratch. These cupcakes are moist, rich and made with simple ingredients.

    This Easy Hostess Cupcake Recipe Is Perfect to Make with Kids

    Make lunch extra special by baking a homemade version of the classic Hostess Cupcake.


    Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

    2 reviews

    These indulgent vegan chocolate cupcakes have no butter, eggs or dairy milk, but you'd never guess it. This recipe is...


    Kid-Made Cocoa Cupcakes

    I’m only a kid, and this is the first recipe I’ve created. I spent a year perfecting these cupcakes, asking...


    Top 24 Chocolate Cupcake Recipes

    Chocolate cupcakes are always a treat, but a few stand above the rest. Here are our top-rated recipes.

    Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

    We were snowed in one Christmas and couldn't get to the store to buy cookies for Santa. My daughter and...


    Chocolate Macaroon Cupcakes

    8 reviews

    A delightful coconut and ricotta cheese filling is hidden inside these chocolate cupcakes. —Dolores Skrout, Summerhill, Pennsylvania

    Chocolate Cupcakes with Marshmallow Cream Filling

    Moist, tender chocolate cake conceals a marshmallow filling in these delightful treats. They’re yummy even without frosting. —Deborah Lowery, Middleport,...


    Chocolate Gingerbread Cupcakes

    1 review

    These luscious cupcakes have a touch of semisweet chocolate in the batter and white chocolate in the filling. They melt...


    Chocolate Cupcakes

    12 reviews

    This classic recipe is simply amazing. Try sitting down with a glass of cold milk and see if you can...


    Double Chocolate Cupcakes

    21 reviews

    Linda Utter of Sidney, Montana proves you don't have to fudge on chocolate to make a light and luscious treat....

    Truffle-Filled Cupcakes

    All creatures of All Hallows' Eve are sure to delight in this treat with its unexpected surprise. You can use...


    Chocolate-Dipped Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

    I created this recipe based on our family's love of chocolate-dipped ice cream cones. Red heart-shaped sprinkles make them fun...


    Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

    1 review

    Chocolate and orange are perfect together in these fudgy morsels. To give them a moist brownie-like texture, I add mayonnaise....


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    Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes

    You only need a few baking staples to throw together these gooey delights. Boxed cake mix and a can of...


    Red Wine and Chocolate Cupcakes

    Red wine and chocolate make an amazing pairing, especially in these rich, elegant cupcakes made for my mother’s birthday. She...

    Spiced Cocoa Cupcakes

    2 reviews

    To me, a good cup of hot spiced cocoa is heavenly, and that's what these chocolate cupcakes remind me of....


    Chocolate Banana Split Cupcakes

    6 reviews

    My mom often made these cute cupcakes when I was young. They go over just as well now when I...


    Cream Cheese Chocolate Cupcakes

    17 reviews

    Smooth cream cheese inside makes these cupcakes so rich. The classic combination of peanut butter and chocolate chips comes through...


    Black Bottom Cupcakes

    20 reviews

    This recipe's been in our family for years, but these cupcakes still go quick each time I make them. So...


    Chocolate Toffee Cupcakes

    4 reviews

    These cupcakes are so special, you can serve them at any get-together.—Hershey Food Corporation, Cheryl Reitz, Hershey, Pennsylvania


    Cocoa Banana Cupcakes

    9 reviews

    Rochelle Brownlee of Big Timber, Montana shares the recipe for these moist cupcakes with milk banana flavor. The cocoa powder...


    Chocolate-Glazed Cupcakes

    2 reviews

    Because I have a dairy allergy, I'm always on the search for treats I can eat. I prepare these cupcakes...


    Chocolate and Red Wine Cupcakes

    2 reviews

    Our home economists use rich chocolate frosting to tastefully top tender cupcakes that have a subtle red wine flavor.

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    Coconut-Frosted Chocolate Cupcakes

    1 review

    These gorgeous little cupcakes have an out-of-this-world German chocolate flavor. Created by our Test Kitchen, they’ll appease any sweet-tooth attack.


    Chocolate-Coconut Angel Cupcakes

    1 review

    My guests are never satisfied with just one of these, but that's OK because they are so light. The meringue-like...


    Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

    8 reviews

    These crowd-pleasing cupcakes are quick, moist and yummy! —Paula Zsiray, Logan, Utah


    Famous Chocolate Cupcakes

    2 reviews

    We could tell you this is the best chocolate cupcake you will ever try, or you could serve it at...


    Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes

    4 reviews

    Both my boys have food allergies and really love these cupcakes! Because it’s easy and budget-friendly, I grind whole oats...


    Chocolate Frosted Peanut Butter Cupcakes

    16 reviews

    Cupcakes aren’t just for girls! My dad and brothers love peanut butter cups—the inspiration for these goodies. —Alisa Christensen, Rancho...