Brownie Cupcake Recipes

Hidden Treasure Brownie Cakes

These brownie cakes that are fun to make and fun to eat hold a secret surprise in the center.

15 min. prep time
12 servings
353 Ratings



2 (1-ounce) squares semi-sweet baking chocolate
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
12 peanut butter and milk chocolate candy kisses


1 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Halloween candies, sprinkles or peanut butter and milk chocolate candy kisses, if desired


Heat oven to 350°F. Line 12-cup muffin pan with paper baking cups or lightly spray with no-stick cooking spray. Set aside.

Melt 1/2 cup butter and chocolate in 2-quart saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat. Stir in all remaining brownie ingredients except candy kisses until mixture is smooth.

Spoon heaping 2 tablespoons batter into each prepared muffin cup. Place 1 candy kiss in center of each cup; press down slightly.

Bake 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out with moist crumbs. Cool completely.

Combine all frosting ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed until well mixed. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until light and fluffy. Spread 1 tablespoon frosting on top of each brownie cake. Decorate as desired.

Nutrition Facts (1 brownie cake without decorations)

Calories: 260

Fat: 13g

Cholesterol: 60mg

Sodium: 150mg

Carbohydrates: 33g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 3g

Recipe #13811©2006Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

It's amazing! a great Halloween treat.
Great recipe,my family and friends loved it.
Made these for a Halloween party and they were a big hit. I couldn't find the peanut butter filled kisses, so I used mini peanut butter cups. The frosting was a bit thin, but otherwise, very good!

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