Chocolate Surprise Cupcakes

Dairy-Free | Desserts | Snacks | Vegetarian | WIC Friendly

Top these chocolate-flavored delights with walnuts, fruit, or non-fat whipped topping for a dressed-up dessert. 

Chocolate Surprise Cupcakes
24
Servings
40 minutes
Total Time
$0.63
Cost per serving
Temperature: 325 degrees
Serving size:1 cupcake
Prep time:10 minutes
Cook time:20 minutes, cool time 5-10 minutes
Total time:40 minutes
Equipment:

Large bowl

Muffin tin or cupcake pan

Toothpick

Utensils:

Mixing spoon

Serving Suggestion:

Top off your cupcake with non-fat whipped topping and a cup of fruit

Ingredients

1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin puree

1 box chocolate cake mix

3 eggs

¾ cup apple juice

½ cup walnuts, chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Before you begin wash your hands, surfaces, utensils and tops of cans.
  2. Preheat oven to 325° F. Grease or spray muffin tins with cooking spray.
  3. Combine the pumpkin puree, cake mix, eggs, and apple juice in large mixing bowl.
  4. Mix batter well. Fill muffin tin or cupcake pan 2/3 full of batter with spoon. If using walnuts, sprinkle on top.
  5. Bake according to package directions for cupcakes (about 20 minutes)
  6. Cupcakes are done when a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
  7. Let cool for 5-10 minutes. Remove from tin & serve.

Tips

  • Use ½ cup apple juice if your cake mix is smaller (such as 15-25 ounces).
  • A 1/3 measuring cup works well to scoop batter into muffin tin.
  • Store in airtight container or freeze in freezer bags.
  • Freeze cupcakes that you will not use in four days.
Ingredients

What goes in Chocolate Surprise Cupcakes?

Apple Juice
Apple Juice
Pumpkin Puree
Pumpkin Puree

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

CALORIES
200
TOTAL FAT
5g
SODIUM
330mg
TOTAL CARBS
36g
PROTEIN
13g
See complete nutrition facts >>
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