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Chocolate Cup Cakes without frosting on a white platter

Frost Me Not Cup Cakes

These Frost Me Not Cup Cakes are a great combination of a chocolate cupcake and brownie.  The individual portions are perfect! And the cupcake holds together well, even when you take the wrapper off. #easycupcake
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Frost Me Not Cup Cakes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 24 cupcakes
Calories 224kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life


  • 4 squares semi sweet chocolate or 4 ounces
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1 1/2 cups broken pecans
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 4 eggs large
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • Melt chocolate and butter in a heavy pan over low heat.  Add nuts and stir until well coated.  
  • Combine sugar, flour, eggs and vanilla.  Mix only until blended.  Do not beat!
  • Add chocolate mixture to flour mixture and mix again, very carefully.  Do not beat.
  • Turn into paper-lined baking cups and bake at 325 degrees F for 20 - 30 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.  Do not frost.


Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 78mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 281IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg