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Chocolate Cupcakes

Categories: Cupcakes, Chocolate

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Satisfy your chocolate craving with these sweet and buttery chocolate cupcakes! Top them with vanilla or chocolate buttercream frosting.


  • 2 2/3 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 c. cocoa unsweetened
  • 2 tsp. Clabber Girl Baking Powder
  • 2 tsp. Clabber Girl Baking Soda
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 3 c. sugar
  • 3/4 c. butter softened
  • 3 lg. eggs
  • 1 1/2 c. milk
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c. boiling water


Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line 12 to 18 cupcake cups with paper liners.

In a large bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl mix the sugar and butter until creamy. Add the eggs, then milk, and vanilla. Add to flour mixture and beat well; Add boiling water and whisk until smooth. Divide the batter evenly among 12 to 18 lined cupcake cups.

Bake for about 22 minutes, or until the cake springs back when pressed gently with your finger. Cool on a wire cooling rack. Frost with your favorite frosting.