Chocolate Blackout Cupcakes

Cupcakes can't get more chocolaty! Betty Crocker® devil’s food cake filled with fudge pudding and topped with rich ganache - the perfect dessert recipe for chocolate lovers!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 50 min
  • Servings 23

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ devil’s food cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1
box (4-serving size) chocolate fudge pudding and pie filling mix (not instant)
1 1/2
cups milk
2 1/2
cups bittersweet chocolate chips
1
cup whipping cream

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for cupcakes, using water, oil and eggs. Cool completely.
  • 2 Meanwhile, make pudding mix as directed on box, using 1 1/2 cups milk. While pudding is hot, stir in 1/2 cup of the chocolate chips until melted. Cover; refrigerate until cool, about 1 hour.
  • 3 Place remaining 2 cups chocolate chips in heatproof bowl. In 1-quart saucepan, heat whipping cream to boiling. Pour over chocolate chips; let stand 1 minute. Stir with whisk until melted and smooth. Let ganache stand at room temperature 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened.
  • 4 Crumble 1 cupcake; set aside for topping. With end of wooden spoon handle, make deep, 3/4-inch-wide indentation in center of top of remaining 23 cupcakes, not quite to bottom. Spoon pudding into resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut 1/2-inch tip off corner of bag. Insert tip of bag into opening in each cupcake; squeeze bag to fill opening. Frost cupcakes with ganache; sprinkle with cupcake crumbs. Store loosely covered.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
),
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.