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Chocolate Cupcakes With Cheesecake Frosting

Chocolate Cupcakes With Cheesecake Frosting

Author: Judy - RecipesSimple.com
These homemade Chocolate Cupcakes are so moist and delicious and are topped of with the best Cheesecake Frosting and a Strawberry which makes them extra scrumptious!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12


  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup milk

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  • In a large bowl, mix together eggs, sugar, oil, vanilla, and milk, set aside.
  • In another bowl, whisk together remaining dry ingredients.
  • Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well.
  • Pour batter into cupcake wrappers, 3/4 full.
  • Bake for 18-21 minutes at 350 degrees.

Cheesecake Frosting Directions:

  • In a large bowl, mix cream cheese and butter until fluffy. 
  • Add in vanilla and mix. Then add in powdered sugar slowly, mixing well with each addition.
  • Once cupcakes cool, pipe cheesecake icing onto the cupcakes and top each with a fresh strawberry.
Keyword Chocolate Cupcakes