Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

by Jenn

I wanted to share these super yummy Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes with you!  In case you couldn’t already tell, I love cupcakes!  Not only because they are super delicious but because you can do so much with them and even if you mess up it’s usually okay because you have more.  It never fails my 1st cupcakes always gets messed up when I try and do the frosting it takes me a time, sometimes two or three to get it right.

Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes REcipe

Don’t they look amazing?  Everything you’ll need to make these yummy Mexican chocolate cupcakes is listed below:

To make these cupcakes you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • Box of your favorite brand triple chocolate cake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups milk (I used whole milk)
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp chili powder

Frosting

  • 1 cup unsalted sweet cream butter (softened)
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1tsp chili powder
  • 2 cups powder sugar
  • 3-4 tablespoons of heavy whipping cream.
Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes

Let’s make these bad boys:

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and prepare the cupcake pan by adding cupcakes liners.
  • Combin all ingredients in a medium to large mixing bowl and mix until combined, it’s okay if the mixture is thick.
  • Fill each cupcakes liner about 3/4 of the way full, toss those soon to be cupcakes into the oven for about 15 to 20 minutes or until toothpick done, remove and allow to cool.
Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes

Frosting Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients in your standing mixer bowl and mix until frosting is stiff. (add 1.4 cup powder sugar to thicken if needed & if is not thick enough add a tiny bit of heavy cream until you get desired consistency)
  • Transfer icing into a pastry bag with a star tip and pipe frosting on cooled cupcakes.
Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes

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Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )
Serves: 8 Prep Time: Cooking Time: Nutrition facts: 500 calories 10 fat

Ingredients

  • Box of your favorite brand triple chocolate cake mix
  • 1 1/4 cups milk (I used whole milk)
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • Frosting
  • 1 cup unsalted sweet cream butter (softened)
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1tsp chili powder
  • 2 cups powder sugar
  • 3-4 tablespoons of heavy whipping cream.

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and prepare the cupcake pan by adding cupcakes liners.
  • Combin all ingredients in a medium to large mixing bowl and mix until combined, it’s okay if the mixture is thick.
  • Fill each cupcakes liner about 3/4 of the way full, toss those soon to be cupcakes into the oven for about 15 to 20 minutes or until toothpick done, remove and allow to cool.
  • Combine all ingredients in your standing mixer bowl and mix until frosting is stiff. (add 1.4 cup powder sugar to thicken if needed & if is not thick enough add a tiny bit of heavy cream until you get desired consistency)
  • Transfer icing into a pastry bag with a star tip and pipe frosting on cooled cupcakes.
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8 comments

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Ash April 27, 2016 - 8:30 am

I’ve been looking for a Mexican chocolate cupcake recipe for months! Thank you!

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Jenn April 28, 2016 - 10:15 am

Oh good, I’m so glad you like it. Do let me know how you like them.

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Ash April 27, 2016 - 8:29 am

I’ve been looking for a Mexican chocolate cupcake recipe for months! Thank you!

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Ash April 27, 2016 - 8:28 am

I’ve been looking for a Mexican chocolate cupcake recipe for months! This is a lifesaver!

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Mai T. April 11, 2016 - 1:20 am

Cupcakes are the best! I can never be fed up with them. Those toppings are just heaven!

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lisa April 10, 2016 - 12:38 pm

It sounds good except for the chili powder. Who know, it may good, I’m not sure that I’d add it in.

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Margot C April 9, 2016 - 9:55 pm

These will be such a hit around here. My guys go for the spicy/cinnamony/chocolaty thing in a big way!

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