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Molten Chocolate Mini Cupcake Bites

Course: Dessert
Prep Time: 50 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 428 kcal
Author: Jillee


  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
  • 1 box Betty Crocker SuperMoist devil's food cake mix
  • 1 box 4-serving size chocolate fudge instant pudding and pie filling mix
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 container Betty Crocker Rich and Creamy chocolate frosting
  • 3 tbsp Powdered sugar
  • 7 Sliced strawberries


  1. In a 1-quart saucepan, heat whipping cream over medium-high heat until hot but not boiling. Stir in chocolate chips until melted and mixture is smooth. Refrigerate about 1 hour, stirring occasionally, until thick.
  2. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 24 large muffin cups. In large bowl, beat cake mix, pudding mix, water, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl constantly. Place 1/4 cup batter in each muffin cup. Spoon 1 tablespoon cold chocolate mixture on top of batter in center of each cup.
  3. Bake for 20 to 23 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched. Cool 1 minute. carefully remove from pan; place on cooking parchment paper. Cool 10 minutes. Frost with chocolate frosting. Just before serving, sprinkle with powdered sugar. Garnish with strawberry slices. Serve warm. Store loosely covered.
Nutrition Facts
Molten Chocolate Mini Cupcake Bites
Amount Per Serving
Calories 428 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 78mg26%
Sodium 341mg15%
Potassium 160mg5%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 30g33%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 350IU7%
Vitamin C 4.4mg5%
Calcium 99mg10%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.