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triple chocolate cupcake cut in half with ganche filling showing.

Triple Chocolate Cupcakes

These decadent Triple Chocolate Cupcakes are filled with a creamy chocolate ganache and topped with a luscious white chocolate frosting.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 24
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell

Ingredients

Chocolate Cupcakes

  • 15.5 oz. Boxed Chocolate Cake Mix
  • 3.4 oz Box Instant Chocolate Pudding Mix
  • 3/4 c. Sour Cream
  • 3/4 c. Vegetable oil
  • 3 Eggs

Dark Chocolate Ganache

  • 12 oz. Dark chocolate chips finely diced
  • 1 c. Heavy Cream

White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

  • 2 c. butter softened
  • 4 c. Powdered Sugar
  • 12 oz. White Chocolate finely chopped
  • 1/2 c. Heavy Cream

Instructions

Chocolate Cupcakes

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine boxed cake mix, chocolate pudding mix, sour cream, vegetable oil, and eggs.
  3. Prepare a muffin pan by inserting a cupcake liner in each cup.
  4. Once combined pour the chocolate cupcake batter into the cupcake liners filling about 2/3 full.
  5. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes until you can insert a toothpick and it comes out clean.
  6. Remove cupcakes from oven and let them cool completely.
  7. Once cooled cut a small core from the center of each cupcake.

Dark Chocolate Ganache

  1. In microwave heat heavy cream until boiling.
  2. Pour heavy cream over dark chocolate and stir together until chocolate is fully melted.
  3. Pour dark chocolate ganache into each cupcake.
  4. Let ganache cool inside cupcakes until you are ready to frost.

White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

  1. In microwave heat heavy cream until boiling.
  2. Pour heavy cream over white chocolate and stir together until chocolate is fully melted.
  3. Let white chocolate cool for 5 minutes.
  4. In a large mixing bowl cream together butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. While continuing to mix butter and sugar slowly pour in white chocolate.
  6. Whip until fully incorporated and light and fluffy.
  7. Pipe frosting onto filled cupcakes.