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Chocolate cupcake recipes

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

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  • Easy chocolate cupcakes

    Easy chocolate cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.56 ratings

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

  • Chocolate fudge cupcakes

    Chocolate fudge cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.96 ratings

    These bright and fun cupcakes are perfect for kids' parties

  • Dad's chocolate drop cakes with chocolate buttons in cases

    Father's Day cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.36 ratings

    Dad'll love these easy cupcakes, make them really chocolatey or put his favourite sweet or nut on top - the perfect treat!

  • Chocolate fairy cakes in cake cases

    Chocolate fairy cakes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Conjure smiles from family and friends with easy chocolate fairy cakes – they have a lovely light sponge and buttery icing

  • Chocolate chestnut cupcakes

    Chocolate chestnut cupcakes

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.16 ratings

    Sweet chestnuts and chocolate make a heavenly combination at Christmas time

  • Campfire cupcakes

    Campfire cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.35 ratings

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

  • Devil’s food cupcakes

    Devil’s food cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.29 ratings

    These sponges with a cream cheese topping are light yet wonderfully chocolatey

  • Red velvet choc-cherry cupcakes

    Red velvet choc-cherry cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Very cherry chocolate sponges dotted with fruit and topped with creamy frosting - perfect for a cake sale

  • A collection of Neapolitan cupcakes with one sliced open

    Neapolitan cupcakes

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.6 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

  • Flowerpot chocolate chip muffins

    Flowerpot chocolate chip muffins

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Romantic rose cupcakes

    Romantic rose cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.98 ratings

    These decorative cupcakes make the perfect centrepiece for a wedding or christening, or a lovely gift

  • Cherry brownie babycakes

    Cherry brownie babycakes

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Skinny chocolate & cranberry muffins

    Skinny chocolate & cranberry muffins

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.25 ratings

    These gorgeous low-fat muffins make a great coffee morning treat, best served warm from the oven

  • Mini chocolate cheesecakes

    Mini chocolate cheesecakes

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Chocolate heart cupcakes on plate

    Valentine's Day cupcakes

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Cherry choc muffins

    Cherry choc muffins

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Expert baker Paul Hollywood takes this classic flavour combination and creates cute individual cakes

  • Rudolph cupcakes

    Rudolph cupcakes

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Get the kids into the kitchen to decorate these individual chocolate sponges with frosting and sweets

  • Spider web chocolate fudge muffins

    Spider web chocolate fudge muffins

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.35 ratings

    Special Hallowe'en chocolatey bakes for lucky trick or treaters - you can make ahead and freeze

  • Choco-mel muffins

    Choco-mel muffins

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    Deliciously caramelly and creamy

  • Reindeer cupcakes

    Reindeer cupcakes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Kids will love making these cute Christmas cupcakes from Planet Cake

  • Moon cycle cupcakes

    Moon cycle cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 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

  • Christmas pud cupcakes

    Christmas pud cupcakes

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.24 ratings

    Cupcakes are all the rage, and this festive version are super cute and contemporary

  • Hooting Halloween owls

    Hooting Halloween owls

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.18 ratings

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

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