Chocolate cupcakes with chocolate icing on a wire rack

Chocolate cupcake recipes

26 Recipes

Chocolate cupcakes are always popular at a bake sale or afternoon tea. Indulge in frosted fairy cakes, red velvet, melting middle muffins and more.

Easy chocolate cupcakes

4.19149

(47 ratings)

These light cakes are perfect for freezing – they just need a quick blast in the microwave to bring them back to life...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Dad's chocolate drop cakes

4.441175

(34 ratings)

Dad'll love these, make them really chocolatey or put his favourite sweet or nut on top - the perfect treat!
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Campfire cupcakes

4.333335

(24 ratings)

A make-ahead treat, these will take you back to toasting marshmallows around an open fire
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Devil’s food cupcakes

4.238095

(21 ratings)

These sponges with a cream cheese topping are light yet wonderfully chocolatey
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Neapolitan cupcakes

2.5

(4 ratings)

These easy chocolate chip, vanilla and pale pink buttercream cupcakes mimic Neapolitan ice cream and are perfect for a little treat at a picnic
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Flowerpot chocolate chip muffins

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Children will love to make these yummy double chocolate chip cakes topped with rice paper flowers - perfect for a kids Easter baking project
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Romantic rose cupcakes

4.854165

(96 ratings)

These decorative cupcakes make the perfect centrepiece for a wedding or christening, or a lovely gift
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cherry brownie babycakes

4

(6 ratings)

Beautiful individual chocolate brownie cakes with a dollop of softly whipped cream and extra fruit for garnish
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Mini chocolate cheesecakes

4

(6 ratings)

Kids will love making these little chocolate cupcakes, with a crunchy biscuit base and Easter egg topping
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Melting heart muffins

5

(1 rating)

Got a sweet tooth? Treat someone special on Valentine's Day with these rich chocolate cupcakes hiding a secret white chocolate truffle centre...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Cherry choc muffins

4.42857

(7 ratings)

Expert baker Paul Hollywood takes this classic flavour combination and creates cute individual cakes
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Rudolph cupcakes

3.625

(8 ratings)

Get the kids into the kitchen to decorate these individual chocolate sponges with frosting and sweets
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Reindeer cupcakes

0

(0 ratings)

Kids will love making these cute Christmas cupcakes from Planet Cake
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Moon cycle cupcakes

5

(3 ratings)

Budding star gazers, bake your way through the moon cycle with our tasty chocolate cupcakes. Arrange them in the right order to make a gorgeous display and test your science skills
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort

Christmas pud cupcakes

3.42857

(21 ratings)

Cupcakes are all the rage, and this festive version are super cute and contemporary
  • 37 mins
  • Easy

Hooting Halloween owls

4.882355

(17 ratings)

Delicious and simple chocolate cup cakes to make with the kids at Halloween - real crowd-pleasers
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Triple chocolate cupcake kit

4.857145

(7 ratings)

The perfect Christmas gift for someone who loves to bake - the ingredients for delectable chocolate cupcakes
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

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