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Strawberry Chocolate CupCakes on a purple plate on a white plate on a wood background

Strawberry Chocolate Cupcakes

Homemade chocolate cupcakes are easy to make and much tastier than store- bought. Topped with a strawberry cream cheese frosting, more strawberries and a chocolate drizzle these cupcakes are extra special!

  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 12 Cupcakes 1x


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Chocolate Cake

  • 2 Large Eggs, at room temp.
  • 2oz (1/4 cup) Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
  • 4oz (1/2 Cup) Sour Cream
  • 200 grams (1 Cup) Granulated Sugar
  • 125 grams (1 Cup) All-Purpose Flour
  • 63 grams (1/2 Cup) Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 58 grams (1/3 Cup) Mini Chocolate Chips

Strawberry Frosting

  • 6 oz Cream Cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
  • 66 grams (1/3 Cup) Granulated Sugar
  • 12oz (1 1/2 Cups) Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1/2 cup Strawberries, diced
  • 175 grams (1 Cup) Chocolate Chips or Chocolate Chunks


Chocolate Cupcakes

  1. Preheat oven to 350F/180C and line a cupcake pan with liners.
  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer combine eggs, oil, vanilla, and sour cream mix until fully combined. Add in sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt, and baking powder. Mix until fully incorporated. Fold in chocolate chips. Pour evenly into liners and bake for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Strawberry Frosting

  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer with whisk attachment whisk the cream cheese, vanilla, and granulated sugar for 3 minutes. While on medium-high speed slowly pour in the heavy cream, mix until the mixture is thick and creamy. Fold in strawberries. Using an ice cream scoop, place a large dollop of frosting on top of each cupcake.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl melt the chocolate chips, do so by microwaving on 50% power for 15-second increments. Using a spoon drizzle melted chocolate on top of cupcakes. Store in the fridge.
  • Author: Elizabeth Waterson I Confessions of a Baking Queen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: chocolate cupcakes, chocolate covered strawberry, strawberry whipped cream,

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