How to make chocolate cupcakes at home

How to make chocolate cupcakes at home

Chocolate cupcakes recipe are very soft, spongy and moist in texture.

175g plain flour, 1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 75g cocoa powder, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 3 tablespoons butter, softened, 300g caster sugar, 2 eggs, 3/4 teaspoon vanilla essence, 250ml milk

How to make

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Line a bun tray with paper or foil cases. Sift together the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, cocoa and salt. Set aside. 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. Add the flour mixture alternately with the milk; beat well. Fill the paper cups 3/4's full. Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a skewer inserted into the cake comes out clean. Ice with your favourite icing when cool.

Total Time: 55mins
Serves: 16

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