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5 from 3 votes

Caramel Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes filled with a homemade caramel sauce and topped with chocolate frosting.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20
Calories: 307kcal
Author: Lauren Allen


For the Chocolate Frosting:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


To assemble the cupcakes:

  • Cut a small piece out of the center of each cupcake.
  • Spoon caramel sauce into the hole. Frost with chocolate frosting. Top with a Sea Salt Butterscotch Caramel  if desired.

For the Chocolate Frosting:

  • Melt butter. Stir in cocoa. 
  • Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating to spreading consistency. Add small amount additional milk, if needed. 
  • Stir in vanilla. Makes about 2 cups frosting.


Calories: 307kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 186mg | Potassium: 97mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 1.1mg