Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

The flavor everyone craves, served up with style in our Chocolate Cupcakes. Semi-sweet chips make them deliciously distinctive!
Makes: About 24 standard cupcakes
Skill Level: Beginner

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Step 1

In large bowl, combine cake mix and cocoa. Add eggs, water, and mayonnaise; beat with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl frequently. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan on rack; remove and cool completely before decorating.

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chocolate cake mix

1 pkg (18.25 ounces) chocolate cake mix

unsweetened cocoa powder

1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder


3 eggs


1 1/3 cups water


1 cup mayonnaise

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Chocolate Cupcakes is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 13.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This is a great recipe w a little tweaking. Instead of water, I use a cup of buttermilk and 1/2 of water. I add a shot of espresso or coffee liquor. Great chocolate cupcake!
Date published: 2012-02-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from What happened to the homemade chocolate cupcake recipe? It was great, I will not use cake from a box.
Date published: 2012-01-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Okay cupcake for my husband and me. Still tastes very much like a boxed cake mix so wouldn't serve at a party for guests.
Date published: 2012-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I had success with these cupcakes for Halloween. I didn't have a choc cake mix, so I used yellow and added several more teaspoons on cocoa (don't know how many, lol) and they came out great! I ate a lot of them *hangs head in shame*, and the kids loved them. We decorated with the black/orange icing from walmart (I think it was Wilton as well) Will def. do again..
Date published: 2011-10-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from may i inquire what is the substitute for chocolate cake mix? i am a beginner for baking cakes... thanks a lot
Date published: 2011-09-07
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