Caramel Corn Cupcakes

Caramel Corn Cupcakes

Caramel Corn Cupcakes

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

25 minutes


12 people

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.

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


  • 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


  • 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.



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