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Banana Cupcakes With Chocolate Frosting

These cupcakes are bananas - B-A-N-A-N-A-S! With a moist and tender crumb and rich chocolate frosting, they're the perfect dessert for any occasion. Serve them up with a cold glass of milk and prepare to be in dessert heaven.

Tasty Team
86% would make again
Banana Cupcakes With Chocolate Frosting


for 12 servings


  • 1 banana
  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup water (236 mL)
  • 3 eggs


  • 2 bananas
  • 2 cups cocoa powder (240 g)
  • ½ cup honey (170 g)
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 244
  • Fat 4g
  • Carbs 53g
  • Fiber 7g
  • Sugar 28g
  • Protein 5g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF (175ºC).
  2. In a large bowl, mash a banana until it reaches a liquid state.
  3. Mix in the remaining cake ingredients.
  4. Pour the mix into 12-cup muffin tray.
  5. Bake for 18 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before applying frosting.
  7. To prepare the frosting, mash 2 bananas until they reach a liquid state
  8. Mix in cocoa powder, honey, vanilla, and salt.
  9. Add frosting to cupcakes.
  10. Enjoy!
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Banana Cupcakes With Chocolate Frosting