Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Chocolate cupcake

We have a WINNER! These were moist DAYS later :) Now, I'm a little strange, but I'm not normally a chocolate person. But these, with vanilla frosting, were pure heaven!

Chocolate Cupcakes
Source: Bakerella

1 1/2 cups flour
2/3 cup cocoa
1 1/3 cups sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1/3 cup oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
2/3 cup milk
2/3 cup hot water

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and fill cupcake tray with cupcake liners.

In a large bowl, mix dry ingredients together with a wire whisk. Add eggs, oil, vanilla and milk and mix until combined. Add hot water and mix, do not over mix.

Fill cupcake liners about 3/4 full. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes for mini's, 18-20 minutes for full-size cupcakes.

Decorate with Vanilla Buttercream

Serves: 24 cupcakes, or I made 48 mini's

Nutrition: on frosted cupcake is 118 calories, unfrosted mini's are 56 calories