9 Chocolate Cupcake Recipes for Fall

Chocolate is one of those amazing ingredients that please year-round and is adaptable to the season. This fall satisfies your sweet tooth fix with a festive chocolate cupcake recipe chock full the flavors, textures, and fun that the season brings. Whip out your apron, grab that mixing bowl, and here we go.

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie Cupcakes with Butter Pecan Frosting

Pecan pie is a fall fav and when combined with the spongy texture of chocolate cake it makes for a decadent dessert that will receive rave reviews at your next event.

Chocolate Caramel Corn Cupcakes

Any chocolate cupcake recipe is well-received by kids, but this one has that ‘wow factor’ that sets it apart. Add an extra flash of color and kid-appeal by adding candy corn to the homemade caramel corn.

Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes with Pumpkin Buttercream Frosting

People just go nuts over anything pumpkin once fall begins, or maybe even a little before. There is just the right balance of pumpkin spice in these cupcakes to please the masses without being overpowering.

S’Mores Cupcakes

Campfires are perfect when the weather turns cool, but you can have s’ mores whenever you want with these cupcakes complete with graham crackers and marshmallow frosting.

Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

There’s a hidden delicious surprise in these cupcakes. The filling is light and airy made with Nutella along with whipped cream.

Chocolate Almond Acorn Cupcakes

Presentation adds a lot to any cupcake. An adorable homemade Hershey Kiss and vanilla wafer acorn bring that signature fall vibe in this simple recipe

Pumpkin Spice Hi-Hat Cupcakes

There’s a lot going on here. Pumpkin dough filling, vanilla buttercream, and, the pièce de résistance, pumpkin spice magic shell. Each cupcake will look like a darling little pumpkin growing out of the ground.

Blackout Chocolate Cupcakes

If you are feeling the Halloween vibe before the weather even turns, then this dramatic all-black cupcake may be for you. It’s ultimately chocolatey and makes for a dramatic showstopper dessert.

Dark Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

A hint of espresso and a touch of orange contrast the dark chocolate flavors in this cupcake. It is a refined taste that reminisces the citrus flavors of summer while embracing the warm coffee flavors of fall.

You came, you saw, you drooled, and hopefully found some inspiration to get baking. Every single fall chocolate cupcake recipe has something unique that will make it stand out from the traditional versions. From crunchy caramel corn toppings to hidden Nutella-filled centers there’s something just waiting to blow your mind.