Double Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate lovers, this is the cupcake for you! With light and fluffy chocolate batter and milk chocolate frosting, these cupcakes are decadently delicious.

  • Author: Jessica
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 12 1x


Units Scale
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup fat free vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons egg whites
  • 1 1/2 cups low fat cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons fat free vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, cocoa, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a smaller bowl, combine maple syrup, yogurt, milk, and egg whites.
  4. Add maple syrup mixture to flour one. Mix to combine.
  5. Fill muffin tins with cupcake liners.
  6. Evenly spoon batter into the cupcake liners.
  7. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean.
  8. To prepare the icing, combine cream cheese, sugar, yogurt, and cocoa in a mixing bowl until smooth.
  9. Decorate cupcakes with frosting and sprinkles. Plate and enjoy!

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