Red Wine Chocolate Cupcakes

Here’s a recipe for Red Wine Chocolate Cupcakes that you might enjoy:


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup red wine (Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon)
  • 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In another mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, use an electric mixer to beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Add the red wine and mascarpone cheese and mix until well combined.
  6. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with milk, until everything is well combined.
  7. Divide the batter evenly among the muffin cups.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean.
  9. Remove from oven and let cool in the pan for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In a mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, beat together the cream cheese and butter until smooth.
  2. Gradually add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract and mix until well combined.
  3. Once the cupcakes have cooled completely, frost them with cream cheese frosting.

Enjoy your delicious Red Wine Chocolate Cupcakes! 🧁🍷

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