Chocolate Candy Cane Cupcakes

Did you buy to many candy canes for your tree? Use them as a sweet and festive treat. Perfect for a potluck party or even to enjoy on a snowy night in front of the fire with a glass of milk!

Prep Time

20 minutes

Total Time

1 hour 3 minutes




Peppermint Chocolate Cupcakes 886830422


  • 5 oz. Semi-Sweet chocolate, divided
  • 1 pkg. (2-layer size) chocolate cake mix
  • 1 pkg. (3.9 oz.) Chocolate flavor instant pudding (recommendated - Jell-O)
  • 1 cup Sour Cream
  • 1/2 cup of oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/3 cup crushed peppermint candy canes (about 6 small), divided
  • 1 tub of chocolate frosting
For best results, do not crush the candy too finely. a medium crush provides the perfect touch of crunch and flavor to both the cupcakes and frosting garnish.
Recipe from KraftFoods


  1. Heat oven to 350° F
  2. Chop 4 oz. chocolate, Set aside. Beat next 6 ingredients with mixer until blended. Stir in chopped chocolate and 2 Tbsp. peppermint candy.
  3. Spoon into 30 paper - lined muffin cups.
  4. Bake 20 to 23 min. or until toothpick inserted in centers come out clean. Cool cupcakes in pans for 10 min. Remove from pans to wire racks; cool completely.
  5. Melt remaining chocolate; cool slightly. Frost cupcakes with chocolate frosting; drizzle with chocolate. Sprinkle with remaining peppermint candy.
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