Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

This chocolate cupcake recipe is a basic recipe every baker needs on hand. These ultimate chocolate cupcakes are moist, fluffy and full of flavor you won’t want to miss!

Ingredients List:

Cocoa Powder Baking Soda Granulated Sugar Unsalted Butter Vegetable Oil Vanilla Extract | Eggs Milk | Flour Powdered Sugar

In a medium bowl, whisk together the cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Then slowly add the boiling water and whisk together.

In a large bowl combine the sugar, melted butter, oil and vanilla. Then whisk in the eggs until well combined.

Beat in the cocoa mixture and milk into the egg mixture. Then sift in the flour and stir the batter until well combined.

Scoop out the batter into a prepped muffin tin, then bake for about 20 minutes. Allow the cupcakes to cool in the pan for 5 minutes before moving to a cooling rack.

Combine all the ingredients for the frosting in a large bowl. Then spread or pipe the frosting onto the cooled cupcakes.


Expert Tips:

Fill your cupcake liners about half way to 2/3. Don’t try to overfill them as this will make your batter overflow and create a strange shape on top.