Chocolate cupcakes

Chocolate cupcakes


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About this recipe: Chocolate cupcakes are the ultimate party food. Make some for your next party!

ladan miller

Serves: 16 

  • 1 1/3 cups (170g) plain flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa
  • pinch salt
  • 50g butter, softened
  • 1½ cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ teaspoon (7ml) vanilla essence
  • 1 cup (250ml) milk

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:5min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C. Line a muffin pan with patty cups.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition, then stir in the vanilla. Beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk. Fill the muffin cups 3/4 full.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 17 minutes or until a fine skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean. Ice with your favourite icing when cool.

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