Mexican Chocolate Chili Cupcakes

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These Duncan Hines chocolate cupcakes keep it muy interesante with a touch of cinnamon and cayenne pepper.

1
Prep Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
14
Yield:
14 cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 1 box Duncan Hines® Triple Chocolate Cake Mix

  • cup water, for filling

  • 1 cup water

  • 3 large eggs

  • cup oil

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1 (16 ounce) container Duncan Hines® Creamy Home-Style Chocolate Frosting

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • teaspoon cayenne pepper

Special Tools:

  • Pastry bag (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare cake mix as directed. You will have your cake batter in one bowl and filling (from pouch in cake mix package) in a second bowl.

  2. Add 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper to cake batter and mix well.

  3. Spoon cake batter into prepared cupcake liners and pan. Fill cupcake tins no more than half full. Spoon 1 teaspoon of filling on top of the batter in the tins. Cover filling with a tablespoon of batter. Your tins should now be 2/3 full.

  4. Bake cupcakes as directed and cool completely.

  5. Prepare frosting by adding 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and 1/8 teaspoon of cayenne pepper to each container of frosting that you use. Mix completely and frost cupcakes. For a more decorative look, utilize a frosting bag to frost cupcakes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

362 Calories
16g Fat
54g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 362
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 342mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 17mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.