These chocolate cup cakes are simple to make yet delicious. I’ve made these cup cakes so many times, don’t know why I didn’t get a chance to post it on the blog. It’s one of my kids and their friends favourite cup cake.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Bake time : 25 minutes
Makes : 12 cup cakes
Unsalted butter : 4 tablespoons
Vegetable oil : 1/4 cup
Water : 1/2 cup
Instant coffee : 1 teaspoon
All purpose flour : 1 cup
Sugar : 1 cup
Unsweetened cocoa powder : 1/3 cup
Baking soda : 3/4 teaspoon
Salt : A pinch
Egg : 1 large
Buttermilk : 1/4 cup
Vanilla extract: 1 teaspoon
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Place paper lines in a 12 cup muffin tray.
In a medium sauce pan, melt together butter, vegetable oil and water.
In a large bowl, add all purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt. Add the butter mixture, coffee powder and beat with a hand mixer until it’s well combined.
Add eggs, buttermilk and beat well to combine.
Pour the batter into the muffin tray and bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the middle.
Let the cup cakes cool for 10 minutes before serving. Cool completely to store in an air tight container.