Decadent Chocolate Cupcakes

Luscious fillings and fluffy toppings put a creative spin on 19 yummy cupcake recipes.


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Grasshopper Cupcakes

    Fluffy creme de menthe-spiked frosting and a chocolate kiss top this scrumptious chocolate-mint cupcake.

Makes: 28 servings
Prep   35 mins 
Stand   30 mins 
Bake   20 mins  350°F 
2/20
Black Forest Cupcakes

    Tart cherry filling and chocolaty butter frosting add pizazz to deep chocolate cupcakes.

Makes: 25 servings
Prep  1 hr 45 mins 
Stand   30 mins 
Bake   18 mins  to  22 mins  350°F 
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Chocolate-Caramel Cupcake Bites

    These fudgy cupcakes have a chocolate-caramel mini candy bar center and a luscious chocolate-caramel topping.

Makes: 20 servings
Serving size: 20 cupcake cookies
Prep   20 mins 
Bake   12 mins  to  15 mins  350°F 
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Dark Chocolate-Raspberry Cakes

    These yummy chocolate cupcakes are filled with sweet-tart fresh raspberries and drenched in creamy chocolate truffle icing.

Makes: 24 servings
Serving size: 24 cupcakes
Prep   45 mins 
Bake   18 mins  350°F 
Cool   5 mins 
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Chocolate Cupcake Ice Cream Sandwiches

    These melty cupcakes offer a delightful melange of flavors with cherry-raspberry sauce, dark chocolate cake, and chocolate chip ice cream.

Makes: 6 servings
Prep   10 mins 
Freeze  1 hr 
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Cookies-and-Cream Cupcakes

    These quick-fix treats take just four ingredients to make -- and they offer all the goodness of the popular chocolate-cream sandwich cookie.

Makes: 24 servings
Prep   20 mins 
Bake  350°F Per package directions
Cool  1 hr 
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Mocha-Filled Banana Cupcakes

    Chocolate-espresso filling adds richness to these supersweet banana cupcakes.

Serving size: 24 to 30 (2-1/2-inch) cupcakes
Prep   40 mins 
Cool   5 mins 
Bake   18 mins  to  20 mins  350°F 
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Red Velvet Cupcakes with White Chocolate Filling

    These rich red cupcakes are filled with fluffy white chocolate whipped cream and topped with a mouthwatering mascarpone frosting.

Makes: 18 servings
Serving size: 18 cupcakes
Prep   50 mins 
Bake   18 mins  350°F 
Cool   20 mins 
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Fudge Brownie Surprise Cupcakes

    Top each chocolate cupcake with a "scoop" of vanilla frosting, hot fudge sauce, chopped nuts, and a pretty maraschino cherry.

Makes: 15 servings
Prep   15 mins 
Bake   22 mins  350°F 
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Easy Topped Cupcakes

    A topping of butter pecan ice cream and caramel sauce adds pizzazz to classic chocolate cupcakes.

Makes: 12 servings
Prep   30 mins 
Freeze  4 hrs 
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Choco-Zucchini Cupcakes

    Top these moist zucchini-and-chocolate cupcakes with easy-to-make peanut butter frosting.

Makes: 24 servings
Prep   30 mins 
Cool   5 mins 
Bake   25 mins  325°F 
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Chocolate-Rum Petits Fours

    Coffee crystals and Kahlua intensify the chocolaty goodness of these elegant cupcakes.

Makes: 48 servings
Prep   45 mins 
Bake   12 mins  350°F 
Cool   45 mins 
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Mochaccino Cupcakes

    These sophisticated chocolate and coffee cupcakes are topped with swirls of buttercream and a cream-filled cookie.

Makes: 30 servings
Prep   40 mins 
Stand   30 mins 
Bake   18 mins  350°F 
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Salted Caramel-Chocolate-Bourbon Cupcakes

    A four-ingredient fudge frosting makes these salty-sweet cupcakes even more decadent.

Makes: 32 servings
Serving size: 32 to 34 (2-1/2 inch) cupcakes
Prep   50 mins 
Stand   30 mins 
Bake   18 mins  325°F 
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Triple-Chocolate Cupcakes

    Chocolate lovers will adore these chocolate liqueur-laced cupcakes topped with billows of dark chocolate butter frosting.

Makes: 12 servings
Serving size: 12 (2-1/2 inch) cupcakes
Prep   45 mins 
Stand   30 mins 
Bake   15 mins  to  18 mins  350°F 
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Hot Fudge Sundae Cupcakes

    This irresistible remake of a soda shop favorite is topped with fluffy vanilla frosting, melted chocolate, and chopped nuts.

Makes: 24 servings
Serving size: 24 (2-1/2 inch) cupcakes
Prep   40 mins 
Bake   16 mins  to  20 mins  350°F 
Cool   45 mins 
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Black-and-White Irish Cream Cupcakes

    Irish Cream ganache and crunchy chopped coffee beans top this rich chocolate and vanilla cupcake.

Makes: 28 servings
Prep   35 mins 
Stand  1 hr 30 mins 
Bake   20 mins  350°F 
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Peanut Butter-Chocolate Twist Cupcakes

    Two classic favorites -- chocolate and peanut butter -- come together in tender cake, creamy frosting, and a rich candy topper.

Makes: 34 servings
Serving size: 34 to 36 (2-1/2 inch) cupcakes
Prep   45 mins 
Stand   30 mins 
Bake   15 mins  to  18 mins  375°F 
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Chocolate Cupcakes with a Kick

    Chipotle adds a subtle kick to these luscious cupcakes, while coffee crystals enhance their chocolaty goodness.

Serving size: 24 cupcakes
Prep   35 mins 
Bake   18 mins  350°F 
20/20
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