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

3 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 Cream Cupcakes

1 review

My favorite hockey team the Boston Bruins inspired these cupcakes. Add a love note on top using a little white...

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Chocolate Ganache Peanut Butter Cupcakes

15 reviews

I've been baking cakes for years and enjoy trying new combinations of flavors and textures. For this peanut butter cupcake...


Box-of-Chocolates Cupcakes

10 reviews

Who wants a regular box of chocolates when you can have these decadent chocolate cupcakes? The different fillings prove that...


Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes

126 reviews

Our grandkids love these cupcakes and don't believe us when we tell them there are veggies in them! I'm always...


Cherry Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes

15 reviews

Chocolate-covered coconut candy is tucked inside each of these morsels. The ganache frosting is complemented by coarse sugar and chocolate-covered...

Devil’s Food Cupcakes with Chocolaty Frosting

1 review

I begged my aunt for this recipe when I was 16 years old, and it's still my very favorite. The...


Chocolate-Bottom Mini-Cupcakes

14 reviews

These freeze very well. I like to keep a batch on hand for drop-in guests or for when I'm too...


Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes

3 reviews

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


Chocolate-Coconut Angel Cupcakes

2 reviews

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


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...

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 Orange Cupcakes

6 reviews

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


Famous Chocolate Cupcakes

3 reviews

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


Truffle-Filled Cupcakes

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


Coconut-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

1 review

If you are nuts about chocolate and coconut, this is definitely the cupcake for you. The chocolate ganache is so...


Sour Cream Chocolate Cupcakes

21 reviews

My husband and I love these classic moist, chocolaty cupcakes. The sour cream is definitely the ingredient that give them...


Citrus Chocolate Cupcakes

6 reviews

My mom and I first tried these moist chocolaty cupcakes at her health club's annual taste test. Not only are...


Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Cupcakes

39 reviews

Satisfy your chocolate craving with these cupcakes. The creamy frosting topped with chopped peanut butter cups is the best part....

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Heavenly Surprise Mini Cupcakes

2 reviews

“My grandmother was an accomplished baker, and this was one of the many special treats she liked to make. It's...


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...


Brownie Cupcakes

40 reviews

I grew up in my parents’ bakery, which might explain why I don’t like frosting. These brownie cupcakes are just...


Special Mocha Cupcakes

33 reviews

Topped with a fluffy frosting and chocolate sprinkles, these extra-rich, extra-delicious cupcakes smell wonderful while baking and taste even better!...


Cocoa Banana Cupcakes

11 reviews

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


Buttermilk Chocolate Cupcakes

41 reviews

Good any time of the year, a chocolate cupcake recipe make a great get-up-and-go treat on busy summer days. These...