Tree Classics Favorite Recipes: A New Take on the Chocolate Cupcake

Chocolate cupcakes are a favorite of sweet lovers and chocolate addicts all over the world. It’s the perfect end to a hearty meal, a source of relief and comfort during times of stress, and a snack anytime of the day. This delightful culinary creation is so well loved that bakers have constantly tried to reinvent it in a variety of ways. Here are several recipes that chocolate cupcake aficionados will find irresistible:

a delicious spread of chocolate cupcakes

Death by Chocolate Cupcakes

chocolate cupcakes topped with dark chocolate frosting and chocolate chips

Chocolate cupcakes are typically frosted with vanilla icing. These ‘Death by Chocolate Cupcakes’ from Sally’s Baking Addiction is topped with a tasty dark chocolate frosting with semi-sweet chocolate chips. Delicious, fudgy, and moist, this recipe will satisfy any chocolate lover’s craving.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

fluffy cookie dough cupcakes with thick white frosting

This tasty Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcake recipe from Carla’s Confections combines the luscious and mouth-watering taste of chocolates with the sweet and filling flavor of cookies. Trying out this creamy and fluffy baked wonder will make your children’s heart soar. Make sure to serve these cupcakes with a glass of cold milk.

Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes

chocolate cupcake with a vanilla frosting infused with peppermint

A steaming mug of hot chocolate with a sprinkle of peppermint is a holiday treat that everyone looks forward to. With Glorious Treats’ Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes, anyone can turn their favorite Christmas drink into a fun snack all year long. Make sure to add a big dollop of peppermint frosting to give this treat an extra kick.

Double Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes

delicious chocolate cupcakes topped with candied bacon

A fascinating confectionary marvel these days is surprisingly candied bacons. Snixy Kitchen’s Double Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes elevate the classic dessert to palatable new heights by combining chocolate ganache and bacon.  Not only does it have the savory and salty goodness of everyone’s favorite breakfast; it also has a cocoa taste that people can’t get enough of.

White Chocolate Cupcakes

white chocolate cupcakes with thick buttercream frosting

White chocolate is mostly ignored by dessert lovers because it doesn’t have the depth of flavor that its darker counterpart possesses. With the right recipes, this unsung ingredient can shine. Leite’s Culinaria White Chocolate Cupcakes take advantage of white chocolate’s subtle sweetness by using it as a superb alternative to vanilla.

Spicy Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes

delicious spicy chocolate mexican cupcakes with frosting

These Spicy Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes from Gotta Get Baked are made for the adventurous foodie. A dash of chili gives dessert lovers a sweet and spicy delight, an interesting combination everyone will want to try again and again.  

Follow these delectable recipe recommendations from Tree Classics and munch away to your heart’s content.

Photo credits

[1] Photo by PetitPlay Stephanie Kilgast via flickr. CC-BY-NC-ND-2.0.

[2] Sally’s Baking Addiction

[3] Glorious Treats

[4] Snixy Kitchen

[5] Photo by Joey’s Dream Garden via flickr. CC-BY-NC-ND-2.0.

[6] Gotta Get Baked