Yield: 18-24 cupcakes

Chocolate Pudding Cupcakes

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Moist and delicious, these Chocolate Pudding Cupcakes are the perfect dessert!


For the cupcakes:

  • 1 box white cake mix (or chocolate)
  • 1 box (3oz) instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup lemon lime pop (Sprite, etc)

For the frosting:

  • 1 box (3oz) instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • 12 oz Cool Whip, thawed
  • sprinkles, optional, for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cupcake pan with paper cupcake liners. Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat together the cake mix, pudding mix, oil, eggs, and Sprite. Beat until light and fluffy (about two minutes).
  3. Using a large metal scoop (3 Tbsp), fill cupcake liners about ⅔ full. Bake for 20 minutes, removing from pan and allowing to cool completely before adding frosting.
  4. For the frosting, combine pudding mix with milk. Whisk until blended. Fold in thawed whipped topping. Refrigerate for about 15 minutes, while cupcakes are baking and cooling.
  5. Using a cookie scoop, dollop the frosting onto the completely cooled cupcake and add sprinkles for garnish. Store in refrigerator for up to 3 days, ENJOY!

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