This M&M Candy Bar Cupcake Recipe has a special “surprise inside” making it perfect for a birthday party. This is such a simple cake mix recipe!


– chocolate cake mix – chocolate squares – M&Ms – butter – cocoa

Prepare the cake mix according to box directions. Portion out 1/3 cup of batter into each liner of a lined muffin tray.

How to Make M&M Candy Bar Cupcake

When the cupcakes are a bit puffy but not completely baked, about the 12 minute mark, remove from the oven and add a square of chocolate to the top of each cupcake.

It will sink into the middle of the cupcake and melt into a glorious chocolate surprise.

Bake for the remaining time according to the box directions, and remove to a cooling rack to cool.

Prepare chocolate buttercream frosting by blending the butter, cocoa, icing sugar, and vanilla. Use the cream to adjust desired consistency.

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