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Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

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These easy, but incredibly delicious Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes are perfect for any of your autumn events. From tailgating and games to Halloween parties and more.

I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #PumpkinWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

Next week here in St. Louis, we are staring down some MUCH cooler days. I’m excited. I love to be outside but I just can’t in heat and humidity. Instead I like staying inside and cooking and baking in the air conditioning. I make things like Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes. 

Today is the last and final day of #PumpkinWeek 2o19 hosted by Terri from Love and Confections and Christie from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures. This week we shared a whopping 140+ fantastic pumpkin recipes for any fall event you might need. From breakfast to dinner, sweet to savory, baked goods to drinks, there’s something for everyone. Simply follow the hashtag on any social media channel or visit the blogs below.

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Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

Now, let’s talk about these Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes.

They are very simple, starting from a box mix but made incredibly moist and much more flavorful with plenty of added ingredients.

Spices, pumpkin and chocolate chips will make these cupcakes taste homemade. 

Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

How long do Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes store?

About 5 days in an airtight container. But you can freeze them for about a month. Simply thaw and serve. 

What kind of cake mix do I need for cake mix cupcakes?

It depends on the cupcake to be honest. But for these Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes, using a moist cake mix is best. I don’t stick to a particular brand but I do try to use brand names whenever possible. You can create a twist on this recipe using a yellow, white or even spice cake mix rather than the chocolate. As always, make it your own.

Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

Enjoy these #PumpkinWeek recipes from our bloggers:

Pumpkin Drinks:
Pumpkin Pie Spice Latte from Cheese Curd In Paradise

Pumpkin Breakfasts & Baked Goods:
Cinnamon Pumpkin Fritter from The Beard and The Baker

Pumpkin Desserts:
Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes from Daily Dish Recipes
Easy Pumpkin Turnovers from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures
Impossible Pumpkin Pie from Red Cottage Chronicles
Pumpkin Cheesecake Truffles from Sweet Beginnings
Pumpkin Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting from Strawberry Blondie Kitchen
Pumpkin Mini Skillet Cookie from Caroline’s Cooking
Pumpkin Peanut Butter Pie with Chocolate Crust from The Spiffy Cookie
Pumpkin Snickerdoodles from The Redhead Baker

Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

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Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes
These easy, but incredibly delicious Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes are perfect for any of your autumn events. From tailgating and games to Halloween parties and more.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 28 mins
Course Desserts and Sweets
Cuisine American
Servings 24 cupcakes


  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 15 oz. can of canned pumpkin not pumpkin pie filling
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice optional
  • Chocolate Frosting Homemade or Storebought


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the canned pumpkin, pumpkin spice and the chocolate cake mix. Add 1 egg and mix well.
  • Fold the chocolate chips into the batter.
  • Spoon the batter into prepared cupcake liners.
  • Bake cupcakes according to the package directions on the cake mix box. Check for doneness with a toothpick.
  • Allow to cool before frosting.
  • Frost the cupcakes with the chocolate frosting.
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Fall is in the air, and we are celebrating our love of pumpkin with #PumpkinWeek hosted by Terri from Love and Confections and Christie from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures. All week-long 34 bloggers will be sharing 140+ fantastic recipes for all your Autumn celebrations, including breakfasts, baked goods, savory pumpkin recipes, desserts, and drinks. Thank you sponsors for providing the prize packages. Don’t forget to enter the giveaway below!


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