Chocolate Chip Cupcakes Recipe

Chocolate Chip Cupcakes Recipe

How To Make Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

To make these chocolate chip cupcakes, soft white cake is loaded with chocolate chips and frosted with a smooth chocolate and vanilla frosting.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



For Cupcakes:

  • cupscake flour
  • cupsall-purpose flour
  • cupsgranulated sugar
  • tspbaking powder
  • ¾tspsalt
  • 1cupunsalted butter,softened and cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 4eggs
  • 1cupmilk
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 1cupmini chocolate chips,plus more for garnish

For Frosting:

  • 6cupspowdered sugar
  • cupsunsweetened cocoa powder,sifted
  • 1cupbutter,softened
  • cupheavy cream,or milk
  • 1tspvanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line two 12-cup cupcake pan with paper liners.

  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, add the cake flour, all purpose flour, sugar, baking powder and salt, and mix together on low speed for 1 minute or until just combined.

  3. With the mixer on low speed, add the butter, a few cubes at a time, until all the butter has been added and the mixture resembles coarse sand.

  4. Add the eggs one at a time, scraping down the sides of the bowl between additions. Slowly pour in the milk and vanilla and mix until combined.

  5. Increase the mixer speed to medium and beat for 2 minutes, until batter is smooth, scraping the sides of bowl as needed. Gently fold in the chocolate chips with a spoon or spatula.

  6. Fill the liners ⅔ full and bake for 15 to 18 minutes until the centers are set and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes, then remove to a wire rack to cool completely before frosting.


  1. Mix together the powdered sugar and cocoa powder in a medium bowl.

  2. Place the butter in the bowl of a stand mixer and beat until fluffy.

  3. Add 3 cups of the sugar mixture to the bowl and beat until smooth (use low speed so the sugar doesn’t fly everywhere). Add ½ of the cream and beat until combined.

  4. Repeat steps with the remaining sugar and cream.

  5. Add vanilla and beat for 1 minute more, or until frosting is smooth and fluffy.

  6. Using a piping bag fitted with a star tip, pipe a swirl of frosting on top of each cupcake. Sprinkle with mini chocolate chips.


  • Calories: 456.85kcal
  • Fat: 20.64g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.70g
  • Trans Fat: 0.64g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.93g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.87g
  • Carbohydrates: 67.57g
  • Fiber: 2.59g
  • Sugar: 50.56g
  • Protein: 4.44g
  • Cholesterol: 74.28mg
  • Sodium: 136.96mg
  • Calcium: 78.09mg
  • Potassium: 131.15mg
  • Iron: 2.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 159.12µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.08mg
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