Chocolate Volcano Cupcakes

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Ashley U

These little cakes are great for dinner parties or children's birthday parties.

Top Review by janeenperriguey

Very yummy!!! These were a huge hit for my son's volcano birthday!! I chose to make homemade frosting with orange food coloring for the molten lava center! :)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (19 ounce) package devil's food cake mix
  • 1 14 cups water
  • 12 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 16 Oreo cookies, coarsely chopped
  • 1 (16 ounce) can vanilla frosting


  1. Mix cake mix, water, oil and eggs in large bowl with electric mixer at low speed until moistened.
  2. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed.
  3. Stir in chopped cookies.
  4. Spoon into 24 paper-lined or lightly greased 2 1/2-inch muffin pan cups.
  5. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted near centers comes out clean.
  6. Cool in muffin pans on wire racks 5 minutes.
  7. Remove from pans; cool completely.
  8. Fill pastry bag fitted with rosette tip with frosting.
  9. Insert tip slightly into tops of cupcakes and squeeze gently to fill cupcakes.
  10. You can also fill cupcakes by poking a hole in center of cupcakes with top of spoon.
  11. In place of a pastry bag and tip, fill food plastic food storage bag with frosting; cut off one corner point and squeeze gently to fill cupcakes.

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