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Easy Chocolate Cupcakes

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Ingredients

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  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (natural)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil (canola oil, would also be fine)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs (lightly beaten, preferably room temperature)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup hot water (or hot coffee or 1 tsp instant coffee dissolved into 1 cup hot water)
  • 1 cup salted butter (softened to room temperature, 2 sticks)
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 tablespoons milk
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    Reviews(17)

    MalAk BQ 3 months ago
    This was definitely easy to make but not my favorite. There was way too much batter. The batter fluffs up a great deal and over spilled a lot. The final cake is sticky and very crumbly. It tasted good and had just right amount of sugar. Overall I like a denser cake.
    Jennifer Padilla 4 months ago
    Love this recipe! It’s my go-to for both cupcakes and standard cake. Taste is great. I have not made the frosting. I prefer to add 1/2 cup hot water. The 1 cup original guideline was very watery which didn’t taste bad but was unnecessary for amount of cake I needed.
    Nada Mostafa 8 months ago
    amazing!! i now make cupcakes better than our cook😂😂
    Sylvia Robertson 8 months ago
    Delicious and simple ☺️
    Ariana S. 9 months ago
    I really like that the recipe for the cupcakes and the frosting were together. The frosting is a bit on the sweet side, and mine was a good consistency without adding milk. I replaced the eggs with applesauce (I have children that like to help so I try not to use raw eggs when possible) and the cupcakes still came out very moist, so much so that they were falling apart. But they were still delicious!
    Roxana Stoian a year ago
    These cupcakes are amazing. My family loved them so much. They are very tasty and the icing on it perfectly compliments the cupcake itself. If you are not a fan of too much sweetness, I would recommend you put less sugar in the composition.
    Patty Lindner a year ago
    Excellent / moist . Delicious as is.
    Jhaz a year ago
    I cut the recipe in half since there's only two of us but it still turned out great! I will surely make this again.
    Priscilla T. a year ago
    light and tasty...easy to make. I would recommend
    Sarah a year ago
    It tastes amazing, but there is so much batter. I had to find some random oven-safe containers like mini cupcakes and tiny loave things. Taste is so good, even without the frosting.
    Katrina Corbett a year ago
    So good would recommend this recipe to anyone e super easy
    Ava a year ago
    omg so easy and so good
    Elise Amos a year ago
    This was a great recipe! It was easy to make and tasted great!
    Mónica a year ago
    I did the recipe exactly like the directions. They were really great! Moist and sweet and the chocolate flavor very good.
    Dansereau a year ago
    Delicious and everyone took them in a second !I loved these cupcakes.
    Anne Schow 2 years ago
    Excellent recipes! Delicious and fluffy cupcake with a smooth chocolate frosting. Very good!
    Karen LeBeau 2 years ago
    Very good! The cupcakes came out super moist and the frosting was delicious. I was skeptical because the batter was so thin, but it came out perfect.

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