The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature Fall Themed Cupcakes Recipe
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Easy Chocolate Cupcake Recipe to Decorate

Start with this chocolate cupcake recipe to decorate your fall themed cupcakes. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Decorating time30 mins
Total Time58 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Dessert
Keyword: cupcakes
Servings: 34 cupcakes
Calories: 118kcal
Author: Shelley



  • Blend together the chocolate cake mix, flour, sugar, water, vegetable oil, vanilla, sour cream, and eggs. Mix until all ingredients are combined.
  • Line a cupcake tin with cupcake liners and fill with batter 3/4 full.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 18 minutes.
  • Allow to cool before decorating.


Nutrition facts do not include icing and candy decoration.
Please see blog post for full decorating instructions. 


Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 169mg | Potassium: 62mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 0.8mg