Rainbow Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

Our Rainbow Chocolate Cupcakes, the result of the listed recipe.

These Rainbow Chocolate Cupcakes will bring joy to your taste buds! A perfect combination of rich, chocolaty flavour mixed with the fun of rainbow sprinkles all atop a light and fluffy cupcake. This is a delicious treat you don’t want to miss out on! You won’t be sorry taking the time to make these homemade treats, guaranteed! So grab the ingredients and get ready for a yummy and fun cupcake experience!

Prepping a Rainbow Chocolate Cupcakes


Rainbow Chocolate Cupcakes!
• 2 cups all-purpose flour
• 1 1/2 cup cocoa powder
• 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
• 3/4 cup vegetable oil
• 4 large eggs
• 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
• 1 cup buttermilk
• 1/2 cup rainbow sprinkles

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt until fully combined.
3. In a separate bowl, beat sugar, oil and eggs until light and fluffy.
4. Blend in vanilla extract and buttermilk and beat until creamy.
5. Slowly mix in flour mixture until totally blended.
6. Grease a standard cupcake pan with butter and fill the cavities 2/3 full of batter.
7. Bake in oven for 20-22 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of one of the cupcakes comes out clean.
8. Allow cupcakes to cool before adding frosting and sprinkles.

A light and bubbly Moscato pairs perfectly with this incredibly tasty and delightful treat.

Rainbow Chocolate Cupcakes – A Homemade Treat Experience

Rainbow Chocolate Cupcakes are the perfect combination of a rich, chocolaty flavour mixed with the fun and appeal of rainbow sprinkles all atop a light and fluffy cupcake. This decadent treat is the ideal way to enjoy a homemade treat with friends and family or just for a special treat all by oneself. Everyone, from children to adults, loves the alluring taste and fun look of these cupcakes, making them all the more special.

What Makes Rainbow Chocolate Cupcakes So Delicious?

Rainbow Chocolate Cupcakes provide a unique and delicious dessert experience. The combination of light and fluffy cupcake and the rich, chocolaty flavour along with the visual appeal of rainbow sprinkles make the perfect flavor combination. Oftentimes, the cupcakes are made with high-quality ingredients such as real butter, organic sugar and cocoa powder that add to the glorious flavours and visual appeal of the cupcakes. It is also easy to make and requires minimal preparations, making it a quick and surefire crowd-pleaser.

Making the Rainbow Chocolate Cupcakes Gluten Free

Making the Rainbow Chocolate Cupcake recipe gluten free is easy to do. All that needs to be done is to substitute regular flour for gluten-free flour, such as almond flour or rice flour. Additionally, some ingredients must be replaced with gluten-free options, such as baking powder, baking soda and xanthan gum. If one prefers, it is also possible to use gluten-free cake mix in place of the regular ingredients. This is a great way to make sure the cupcakes are free from gluten and still taste great.

Making the Rainbow Chocolate Cupcakes Vegan

Making the Rainbow Chocolate Cupcake recipe vegan is also easy to do. All that is needed to replace the dairy ingredients are non-dairy alternatives, such as non-dairy milk, coconut oil, vegan margarine and plant-based yogurt. To replace the eggs, a vegan egg-replacer such as flaxseed meal or chia seeds can be used. Additionally, vegan chocolate chips or dark chocolate can be used to replace regular chocolate chips. These ingredients may be readily available in most stores and can easily be used to make the Rainbow Chocolate Cupcake vegan.


Rainbow Chocolate Cupcakes are a delicious and visually appealing treat that is sure to please the taste buds. It is easy to make and can be tailored to be gluten-free or vegan. Whether it is for special occasions or just a fun indulgent treat, these Rainbow Chocolate Cupcakes are a delicious way to celebrate!

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