• 12 Ratings

Celebrate the luck o' the Irish by serving these festive cupcakes for dessert. Kids and leprechauns alike will love the color and the loads of chocolate chips inside!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

20 mins
18 mins at 375°
18 cupcakes


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Grease muffin cups or line with paper bake cups. In a large mixing bowl stir together flour, pudding mix, chocolate pieces, sugar, baking powder, and salt. In a small bowl combine beaten eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla or almond extract. Stir into flour mixture just until combined. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full.

Instructions Checklist
  • Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Frost with cream cheese frosting; sprinkle with green sugar, then milk chocolate pieces. Makes 18 cupcakes.


Up to 2 weeks ahead, prepare and bake the cupcakes but do not frost them. Wrap and freeze the cupcakes. Thaw and frost before serving.

Nutrition Facts

285 calories; total fat 13g; cholesterol 32mg; sodium 179mg; carbohydrates 40g; fiber 0g; protein 3g.


12 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: Unrated
These are a favorite, and we make them nearly every year. This year I tried using applesauce instead of oil, and cutting the sugar in half, just to make it a little healthier. Of course, by the time we frost and decorate, I don't think we'll miss the sugar!