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5 from 7 votes

Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

A low calorie, low sugar cupcakes with decadent chocolate and pure pumpkin flavors.
Prep Time10 mins
Active Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Autumn, Fall Favorites, Halloween treats, low calorie, low sugar
Yield: 20
Calories: 130kcal


  • 15 oz. can pure pumpkin
  • 15.25 oz. box Devil's Food cake mix, (or Spice cake mix)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1.4 oz. box sugar free chocolate fudge pudding mix
  • 8 oz. tub sugar free frozen whipped topping, thawed


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare muffin tins with 20 cupcake liners.


  • In large mixing bowl, beat pumpkin and water. Add cake mix. Blend thoroughly scraping sides.
  • Divide batter evenly into liners. Bake until toothpick comes out mostly clean, about 20 minutes.
  • Cool on wire rack.


  • Add dry pudding mix to milk and beat until smooth and no lumps remain.
  • Add whipped topping, stir until combined.
  • Refrigerate until cupcakes are cool. This frosting pipes really well.
  • Keep cupcakes refrigerated. Enjoy.


Optional: add 1 teaspoon coffee to either the cake mix, the frosting, or both. Coffee is a great compliment to chocolate. 


Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 249mg | Potassium: 61mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 84IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 781mg | Iron: 2mg