Chocolate-Candy Cane Cupcakes

Chocolate-Candy Cane Cupcakes


"These moist, chocolate-y cupcakes contain chunks of chocolate and bits of minty candy cane; the frosting of Cool Whip drizzled with chocolate and topped with candy cane pieces is beautiful."


1 h 40 m servings 190 cals
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Original recipe yields 30 servings



  • Calories:
  • 190 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 11 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.7g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 209 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Chop 4 chocolate squares; set aside. Beat cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, sour cream, oil and water with mixer on low speed until moistened. Beat on medium speed 2 min. Stir in chopped chocolate and 2 Tbsp. candy. Spoon into 30 paper-lined 2-1/2-inch muffin cups.
  2. Bake 20 to 23 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool completely.
  3. Frost cupcakes with COOL WHIP. Melt remaining chocolate; drizzle over cupcakes. Top with remaining candy.
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  1. 16 Ratings


I made these the other day for a Christmas work party. Instead of the Baker's semi-sweet chocolate, I added Nestle dark chocolate and mint morsels into the batter. I used chocolate frosting and...

delicious soooo good i made this for my cousins 5th birthday party gone in 2 minutes and i made 200 and there were like 78 people

Amazing! We made them into mini cupcakes and each ate 7 or 8. So delish!

Delicious with or without frosting!

I made a peppermint buttercream from the Cake Mix Dr. to go on top. This cupcake was decadent and moist. I also always replace the water with milk, but otherwise followed the recipe. Yummy.

These are very good, especially when you like the Too Much Chocolate Cake recipe on this site but wanted an easier individual serving for group events. I normally skip the whip cream and candy a...

Made this without the candy canes for a birthday party. So pretty and sooo rich!

These were okay. Not much of a chocolate flavor for me...