Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Glaze Recipe

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Arianna Long Modified: March 23, 2022
Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Glaze Recipe

How To Make Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Glaze

Enjoy a guilt-free sweet treat with these chocolatey chocolate cupcakes topped with chocolate glaze for a super sweet yet light dessert.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 28 minutes
Cooling Time: 10 minutes
Total: 48 minutes



  • 18¼ozDuncan Hines Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake mix
  • 1.4ozinstant chocolate pudding,sugar free, fat free
  • 1cupcanned pumpkin,not pumpkin pie filling
  • 1⅓cups water

For Chocolate Glaze:

  • ½cupconfectioners sugar
  • 1tbspunsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1tbspmilk
  • ¼tspvanilla extract
  • salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cupcake tin with cupcake liners.

  2. Combine pumpkin puree and water in a large bowl. Mix to combine.

  3. Add chocolate pudding mix and mix well.  Add chocolate cake mix and beat for 2 minutes.

  4. Fill cupcake liners ⅔ full and bake about for 25 to 28 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

  5. Cool in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes.


  1. Combine all dry ingredients, add vanilla, and ½ tablespoon milk, adding more ¼ teaspoon at a time if needed until smooth.

  2. Add to a piping bag or use a zip lock bag and cut the corner off then drizzle onto cooled cupcakes.


  • Calories: 112.73kcal
  • Fat: 3.47g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.76g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.39g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.10g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.68g
  • Fiber: 0.96g
  • Sugar: 12.20g
  • Protein: 1.49g
  • Cholesterol: 0.06mg
  • Sodium: 208.54mg
  • Calcium: 36.61mg
  • Potassium: 100.44mg
  • Iron: 1.17mg
  • Vitamin A: 79.92µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.43mg
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