If you’re a fan of chocolate and cupcakes, you’re going to want to give our elevated chocolate box mix cupcake recipe a try. It has all the ease of a boxed cake mix, but the taste of a homemade cupcake thanks to a few simple changes.

The next time you have to bake cupcakes, make these and watch them disappear!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 24 cupcakes


  • 1 Propane Oven


  • 1 box Devil's food cake mix dry
  • 1 small Box of instant chocolate pudding dry
  • 1 1/4 cups Chocolate chips
  • 4 large Eggs
  • 3/4 cup Coffee brewed
  • 3/4 cup Warm water
  • 8 oz Sour cream


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line 2 muffin tins with cupcake liners.
  • In a large bowl, combine the dry cake mix and the dry chocolate pudding mix, adding in the chocolate chips. Stir until combined.
  • Mix in the eggs, coffee, and water. Then stir in the sour cream.
  • Pour cupcake batter into the liners (do not overfill). Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Do not overcook.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool on a cooling rack. Wait to frost until completely cooled.