Easy Chocolate Cupcakes

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.


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



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.


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.


10. Remove from oven and allow to cool.


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

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 24

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 169Calories from Fat 57

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.2%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 207 mg8.63%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 17 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet