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easy chocolate cupcake recipe
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Easy Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

Mini and fun, Easy Chocolate Cupcake Recipe! Our chocolate cupcake recipe uses a healthy food swap instead of oil, we use greek yogurt! This easy chocolate cupcake recipe from scratch is easy to double to make standard size muffins too.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 160kcal
Author: Courtney Lopez


Chocolate Cupcakes

  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 1/8 cup greek yogurt
  • 1/8 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips mini


  • 1 3.4 oz jello pudding chocolate fudge
  • 1 cup milk whole
  • 1 cup heavy cream


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda, cocoa powder, sugar, and salt in your stand mixer.
  • Once combined, add in the yogurt, milk, vanilla, and egg.
  • Mix fully and then fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Using a small cookie scoop place the cake mixture into the mini muffin tins.
  • Bake for 9-13 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out with minimal crumbs.
  • Mousse:
    Combine all ingredients until it forms stiff peaks like whipped cream.
    Pipe onto your desired dessert and top with sprinkles if desired.


Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 40mg | Potassium: 90mg | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 345IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 0.7mg