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Moist Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting

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These cupcakes are a delight to make and eat. They are loaded in chocolate flavor and super moist. Enjoy!
Ingredients
  Sugar 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), divided
  Unsweetened cocoa powder 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Boiling water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  White flour 3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4 Large, thawed
  Unsalted melted butter 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), cooled
  Whole milk/Cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
For frosting
  Vanilla frosting 2 Cup (32 tbs) (as required)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Line a muffin pan with cupcake liners. Set aside.
3. In a bowl add ½ cup sugar, cocoa. Pour boiling water and mix for around 30 seconds till it turns glossy and smooth. Set aside to cool.
4. In another bowl, add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Whisk till mixed. Set aside.

MAKING
5. In another bowl, add eggs and beat them till mixed evenly. Add 1 ¾ cup sugar and continue to beat till frothy for about 3 minutes.
6. Put the cocoa mixture into the egg mixture and beat till evenly mixed. Pour the melted butter and mix till incorporated.
7. In batches add the flour mixture and milk/ cream alternatively into the egg cocoa mixture. Stir to mix it in. Do not over mix or beat (start and end with the flour mixture).
8. Fill the prepared cupcake liners to 3/4th. Bake in the oven for around 20 minutes or till the toothpick comes out clean. Rotate the muffin pan after 10 minutes to cook evenly.
9. Remove from the oven and let it cool completely before frosting.

SERVING
10. In a serving plate, serve the chocolate cupcakes as a dessert.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Cocoa Powder
Interest: 
Kids, Party
Channel: 
Cake Channel
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
32

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 293 Calories from Fat 126

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g22%

Saturated Fat 7.2 g36%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 51.3 mg17.1%

Sodium 184.4 mg7.7%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.7%

Sugars 28 g

Protein 3 g6.8%

Vitamin A 6.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 3.5% Iron 8.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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