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Caramel Corn Cupcakes


  • 12 chocolate cupcakes, prepared according to package directions
  • 1 (16 oz.) can dark chocolate buttercream frosting, prepared
  • 3 cups caramel popcorn
  • 1/4 cup chocolate fudge dessert topping
  • 1/4 cup caramel dessert topping

Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cook Time:

25 minutes



Chocolate cupcakes topped with dark chocolate buttercream frosting and golden buttery-sweet caramel corn drizzled with chocolate and caramel sauce – these festive fun-to-eat cupcakes will turn any occasion into a party!

Why Try? Something new for the cupcake crowd—this recipe transforms ordinary chocolate cupcakes into something special, topped with caramel-covered popcorn, chocolate fudge sauce and gooey caramel.

Foodie Byte: Crunched for time? No worries. Simply switch out prepared caramel corn for the homemade caramel corn in this recipe.


  1. Frost cooled cupcakes with the buttercream frosting.
  2. Prepare Dark Chocolate Caramel Corn recipe according to directions through step 7, eliminating dark chocolate coating.
  3. Top each frosted cupcake with 1/4 cup caramel corn.
  4. Drizzle 1 teaspoon each chocolate fudge sauce and caramel sauce over popcorn.

Nutritional Information

Calories 385, Carbohydrates 53g, Cholesterol 32mg, Fat 19g, Fat Calories 170, Fiber 2g, Protein 4g, Saturated Fat 5g, Sodium 373mg. Daily Values: Calcium 40.58mg 4%, Phos 17.6mg 2%, Copper 0.03mg 2%, Zinc 0.14mg 1%, Panto 0.04mg 0%, Magnesium 6.98mg 2%, Iron 1.92mg 11%, Vitamin B6 1%, Vitamin C 0%, Vitamin B12 0%, Vitamin D 0%, Vit E-a-Toco 1%, Vitamin A 1%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.