Chocolate Swirl Cupcakes

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Bring back all the feels to your grown-up lunchbox or snack with a chocolate cupcake, creamy center, and white curly icing that we all know and love. Each serving contains 14% fewer calories and 69% less sugar than the full-sugar version. Makes 12 Servings.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Serving size: 1 Cupcake (134g)

Calories: 410 Calories

*One serving has 410 calories and 9 grams of sugar per serving compared to the full sugar-sweetened serving which have 480 calories and 29 grams of sugar. See nutritional panel for more information



Chocolate Ganache

  • 4 oz. chocolate, chopped

  • 12 cup heavy cream

Filling and Icing

  • 1 12 cups heavy cream

  • 1 12 cups mascarpone

  • 14 cup Truvia Sweet Complete Granulated All-Purpose Monk Fruit Sweetener


  • 1.

    Heat oven to 350F. Line a standard muffin tin with 12 paper liners.

  • 2.

    In a large bowl, whisk together Sweet Complete Granulated Monk Fruit, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add the eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla, and beat for two minutes.

  • 3.

    Stir in the water. The batter will be thin. Fill the liners two-thirds full.

  • 4.

    Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean of wet batter.

  • 5.

    Remove from oven and transfer pan to a wire rack to cool for 5 minutes.

  • 6.

    Remove cupcakes from the wells and continue to cool completely.

Chocolate Ganache
  • 7.

    Place chopped chocolate in a bowl; set aside.

  • 8.

    In a small pot, over medium heat, bring the heavy cream.

  • 9.

    Remove from heat and pour it over the chocolate. Let stand and then gently whisk until smooth. Set aside for 5 minutes to thicken.

Filling and Icing
  • 10.

    In a cold bowl, whisk together the heavy cream and Sweet Complete Granulated Monk Fruit.

  • 11.

    Add the mascarpone and beat until well combined.

  • 12.

    Portion out and reserve 13 cup of filling for icing the top of the cupcake.

To Assemble
  • 13.

    Use an apple corer or a paring knife to cut out a well from the center of each cupcake. Save and set aside each top.

  • 14.

    Fill each well with 1 tablespoon of filling.

  • 15.

    Cut off the tip of each top, place it over the filling and gently press it down.

  • 16.

    Dip each cupcake top-side-down into the ganache. Set aside for ganache to set.

  • 17.

    Transfer the 13 cup reserve filling into a pastry bag fitted with a #4 round tip and pipe curlicues on top of the cupcake.

Nutrition Per Serving

Total Fat 31g
Saturated Fat 16g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 410mg
Total Carbohydrate 45g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Total Sugars 9g
Sugar Alcohol 14g
Protein 8g
Vitamin D .05mcg 2%DV
Calcium 100mg 8%DV
Iron 5.2mg 30%DV
Potassium 350mg 8%DV