Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Chocolate Frosting – Low-Calorie

Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Chocolate Frosting – Low-Calorie

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Chocolate Frosting – Low-Calorie

These moist chocolate cupcakes with whipped chocolate frosting are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Perfect for parties or family gatherings.

 

I’m the biggest chocolate lover around. Actually, I have the biggest sweet tooth around, with chocolate being a top favorite. These chocolate cupcakes fulfill both needs. The sponge is super moist and the whipped frosting is fluffy and full of chocolate flavor. These cupcakes make a great party dessert, for kids and adults alike. I’ve made these for my friends and family and they can’t tell they’re one my low-calorie treats. That’s when I know a recipe is a winner. The frosting is a cream cheese-based frosting and it’s also rich and delicious.

 

chocolate cupcake with chocolate whipped frosting on a white stand

 

Making the cupcakes are so simple, and the best part is there are only 3 ingredients involved. First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Then, in a large mixing bowl, mix the chocolate cake mix, vanilla Greek yogurt, and water together until it’s all mixed together well. Scoop the cake mix into cupcake liners. This is enough batter for 24 cupcakes. Bake the cupcakes for 14 minutes.

 

The frosting is also simple to make. I make the frosting while the cupcakes are cooling. In a large bowl, combine the pudding mix and milk. Mix well. In a separate bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth, then add it into the pudding mix and blend together well. Lastly, fold in the whipped topping. Top the cupcakes with frosting and enjoy!

 

chocolate cupcake with chocolate whipped frosting on a white stand

 

From start to finish these cupcakes with frosting, are ready in under 30 minutes! I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we do.

 

How do I store Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Chocolate Frosting?

Without frosting, the cupcakes will stay fresh at room temperature for 1-2 days in an airtight container. Store the cupcakes in the refrigerator to last up to 7 days. However, they should be kept in the refrigerator once the whipped topping has been added as the whipped topping should remain refrigerated. 

 

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Ingredients for Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Chocolate Frosting

  • Chocolate cake mix
  • Skim milk
  • Water
  • Fat free vanilla Greek yogurt
  • Sugar free fat free instant chocolate pudding
  • Cream cheese
  • Lite whipped topping

 

Calories per serving (1 cupcake with frosting): 134

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Chocolate Frosting - Low-Calorie

These moist chocolate cupcakes with whipped chocolate frosting are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Perfect for parties or family gatherings.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time29 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: chocolate cupcake, chocolate frosting, low calorie food option, low-calorie dessert
Servings: 24
Calories: 134kcal
Author: simplylowcal

Ingredients

  • 1 15.25 oz box chocolate cake mix I used Devil's Food cake mix
  • 1 cup fat free vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1 oz sugar free, fat free instant chocolate pudding
  • 1 3/4 cup skim milk
  • 8 oz block cream cheese
  • 1 8 oz tub lite whipped topping

Instructions

For Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Place cupcake liners into cupcake pans.
  • In a large bowl, mix together cake mix, water, and Greek yogurt. Mix for about 1 minute or until well blended. DIvide mixture into 24 cupcake liners.
  • Bake for 14 minutes. Check with toothpick in center to see if done. Let cool.

For Frosting

  • In medium bowl, combine pudding mix and milk. Mix well.
  • In medium bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add pudding and mix well. Fold in whipped topping.
  • Top cupcakes with frosting. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

Nutrition

Serving: 24g | Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 239mg | Potassium: 43mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 0.9mg
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Chocolate Frosting - Low-Calorie
Amount Per Serving (24 g)
Calories 134 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 239mg10%
Potassium 43mg1%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


 

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