Chocolate Cupcake Recipes

Find what you’re craving. Top-rated recipes for moist, delicious chocolate cupcakes.

Staff Picks

Chocolate-Zucchini Cupcakes

Rating: 4.61 stars
Chocolate and zucchini cupcakes with nuts - what could be better? Use pecans in place of walnuts if you like.

Chocolate Cupcakes

Rating: 4.05 stars
Chocolate cupcakes are the ultimate party food. Make some for your next party!

Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes

Rating: 4.05 stars
A delicious gluten free cupcake recipe using rice and millet flour. The millet lends a bit of a cornbread taste to it. This could also be made into a 8 or 9 inch cake, or without the cocoa powder for a white cake.

Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes

Rating: 3.48 stars
These are wonderful as long as they're not overbaked.

Dark Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes

Rating: 4.26 stars
Dark Chocolate. Bacon. What's not to love? Take yourself on a taste adventure and give these a go. They were a challenge by friends that turned into a great success.

Chocolate Cupcakes with Caramel Frosting

Rating: 4.24 stars
My mother always made these quick and easy cupcakes for impromptu summer barbeques and they are a childhood favorite of mine.

Easy Chocolate Cupcakes

Rating: 4.14 stars
These chocolate cupcakes are easy to make and very tasty. You can also bake them as a cake.

Chocolate Surprise Cupcakes

Rating: 4.46 stars
Rich chocolate cupcakes with cream cheese and chocolate chip center. Also known as Black Bottom Cupcakes.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough + Cupcake = The BEST Cupcake. Ever.

Rating: 4.53 stars
Seriously, I'm a cupcake aficionado and these cupcakes are amazing! I saw them on a bakery menu and decided to replicate them.

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Rating: 4.43 stars
This mini version of the classic Red Velvet Cake is one of the more popular offerings in bakeries all across the country. Whip up a batch this holiday season or anytime of the year.
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Black Bottom Cupcakes I

Rating: 4.45 stars
Chocolate cream cheese cupcakes, rich and gooey. Serve these little gems with a tall glass of ice cold milk.

Cream Filled Cupcakes

Rating: 4.44 stars
Delicious and simple to make, a creamy filling is piped into chocolate cupcakes with a pastry bag. Frost with your favorite chocolate frosting.

Inspiration and Ideas

Cream-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

"Amazing! I made them exactly as the recipe states and they turned out wonderfully! I used a chocolate glaze recipe for the frosting." – PUMPKIN314

CINfully Delicious Chocolate Cupcakes

"These are fabulous! They are very light and fluffy in texture and the flavor is so well balanced with the chocolate and cinnamon." – sanzoe