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Easy Chocolate Cupcakes

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Hey guys! So, a lot of you were asking me for written word/elaborations/recipes to accompany my videos. Whatdya know? I listened! Below is my video for super easy Chocolate Cupcakes (that can easily be filled into a cake pan instead). This to me, is the equivalent to a little black dress--classic and never goes out of style. Deep, dark Chocolate flavor crowned with milky White Buttercream? Ah, yes.
Ingredients
For the dry ingredients
  Flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
For chocolate sauce
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Usweetened baking cocoa 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Instant espresso 2 Teaspoon
For the wet ingredients
  Eggs 2 Medium
  Whole fat buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canola oil/Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
2. In a bowl, put together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt, stir to mix.
3. In a jug, mix together all the ingredients for chocolate sauce.

MAKING
4. In another bowl, beat the eggs using electric hand blender, add in buttermilk and beat well.
5. While still beating, stream in the oil and beat until well incorporated.
6. Pour in the chocolate sauce and vanilla and beat to mix.
7. Add the dry ingredients to the chocolate sauce mixture in3 to 4 batches, beating well after addition.
8. In 2 paper cup lined muffin trays, using ice cream scoop, equally drop the batter in each muffin case.
9. Bake in the oven for 17 to 33 minutes or until the toothpick inserted comes out clean.

FINALIZING
10. Remove from oven and allow to cool.

SERVING
11. Serve the cupcakes topped with butter cream if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Cocoa
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
24
Chocolate cupcakes make decadent desserts as well as snacks perfect for your afternoon tea. Here is a quick way of making these bite-sized goodies. Topped with a simple buttercream, these cupcakes are sure to be party winners!

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