Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes

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My son has been wanting to try chocolate bacon cupcakes, but I have to admit I was a bit leery. 

I like bacon and chocolate, but the thought of them together did not excite me. 

chocolate bacon cupcakes

These chocolate bacon cupcakes certainly didn’t last long in our house. After all, they have bacon in them, so they are considered a breakfast food.


How to Make Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes

chocolate bacon cupcakes


  • 2 c of All- Purpose flour
  • 3/4 c of cocoa, I like the dark
  • 2 c of sugar
  • 1 T baking powder
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 1 t salt
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 c of coffee
  • 1 c of buttermilk
  • 1/2 c of oil (I used coconut)
  • 12-14 pieces if bacon, crispy and crumbled


In a large bowl, mix together cocoa, sugar, baking powder. baking soda and salt. Next mix in the remaining ingredients except bacon. Mix well until blended. Add bacon to the mix. Spoon batter into greased or paper-lined muffin cups, filling 2/3 full. Bake at 375 degrees for 25 minutes. Let muffins cool on wire rack. Frost cupcakes

How to Make Chocolate Frosting for Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes


  • 1 c of butter, soften
  • 1/2 c of cocoa powder
  • 5 c of powder sugar
  • 1 T of vanilla
  • 4 t of milk


Mix all the ingredients together. Spread on cooled cupcakes.

Makes 2 dozens

Let us know how you enjoyed these delicious chocolate bacon cupcakes.

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