Chocolate Blackberry Cupcakes Recipe

Author Tammilee Tips


  • Ingredients
  • Pre-heat over at 350 degrees
  • 1/4 C unsalted butter room temp
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1 C chocolate chips
  • 2 LG eggs room temp
  • 2 LG egg yolks room temp
  • 1/2 C vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 C sour cream
  • 1 C flour
  • 1/2 tea salt
  • 1/2 tea baking soda
  • 1/2 C cocoa powder
  • 1/2 C whole milk
  • Blackberry Compote
  • 2 C blackberries
  • 3/4 C sugar
  • 2 TBSP Lemon Juice
  • 1 TBSP of Fruit Pectin or Corn Starch
  • Blackberry Frosting
  • 2 C. Butter room temp
  • 6-8 C Powered sugar
  • 1 cup of freshly washed blackberries smashed


  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, mix butter and sugar.
  • Melt the chocolate in the microwave or in a double boiler.
  • Add chocolate to the butter/sugar mix and mix all together
  • Add in eggs and egg yolks one at a time mix with butter mix
  • Add in oil, vanilla, and sour cream mix in until all combined
  • Sift flour, salt, baking soda, and cocoa powder into a separate medium bowl.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients, mixing all together
  • Mix in whole milk
  • Blackberry Compote Directions
  • In a saucepan combine all ingredients and bring to a rolling boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer until compote thickens.
  • Place to the side and let cool
  • Blackberry Frosting Directions
  • Add Butter, Blackberries to the mixer bowl set speed at medium
  • Now begin to add the powdered sugar one cup at a time and beat until well blended.
  • Increase the speed to med. speed until light and fluffy.
  • Place frosting in a pastry bag and pipe onto the top of the cupcakes.