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Chocolate Lava Cupcakes

chocolate lava cupcakes
  • (1/2 cup) semisweet chocolate chips
  • (1/2 cup) unsalted butter or margarine
  • (3 large) eggs
  • (3 large) egg yolks
  • (22 1/2 oz. box) brownie mix, with chocolate syrup pouch
  • (1/2 cup) sprinkles, optional

Chocolate Lava Cupcakes

Chocolate brownie cupcakes with sprinkles drizzled with chocolate syrup.

Preparation Time
About 5 minutes
Cook Time
About 15 minutes


  1. 1Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a standard muffin pan with cooking spray.
  2. 2Place chocolate chips and butter in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on High 45-60 seconds, or until melted. Stir.
  3. 3In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat together eggs and egg yolks until foamy. With mixer running, gradually add dry brownie mix, then melted chocolate.

  4. 4Fill each muffin cup halfway with batter, sprinkle 1/2 tsp. sprinkles and evenly divide rest of brownie mixture over top.
  5. 5Bake 11-14 minutes. Cool 2 minutes. Drizzle chocolate syrup over top and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 cupcake

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 256
  • Total Fat 15 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 50 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Cholesterol 126 mg
  • Sodium 194 mg
  • Fiber 0 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dessert

Recipe Subcategory: Cakes and Cupcakes

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Eggs, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.