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The Ultimate Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

The Ultimate Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcakes

These really are the ULTIMATE Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcakes, perfectly soft with just the right chocolate pumpkin combo.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword best chocolate cupcake recipe, best cupcake recipe, chocolate cupcake recipe, chocolate cupcakes, homemade chocolate cupcakes, pumpkin cupcake recipe, pumpkin cupcakes, ultimate cupcake recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 153kcal
Author Jenny
Cost 5


  • 1/2 cup plain Greek 2% yogurt
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil you can substitute vegetable or canola oil in it’s place
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree such as Libby’s
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Chocolate Drizzle
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 2-3 tablespoons melted coconut oil


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 24 cupcake cups with paper liners.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat the yogurt, coconut oil, eggs and vanilla until well combined. Stir in pumpkin and sugars, until combined. Stir in flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon until combined.
  • Using a cookie scoop or spoon, fill cupcake liners 3/4 way full of batter. Bake for 20-22 minutes or until baked through. Remove and let cool completely. To prepare drizzle, melt chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl or over a double boiler until smooth. Stir in coconut oil until shiny. Drizzle over each cooled cupcake before serving.


Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 1625IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg