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12 INGREDIENTS 12 STEPS 1hr

The Best Basic Chocolate Cupcakes

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Much like our Basic Chocolate Cake, these Basic Chocolate Cupcakes are topped with Basic Chocolate Frosting and finished off with sprinkles. They couldn't be easier!
The Best Basic Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe | SideChef
Much like our Basic Chocolate Cake, these Basic Chocolate Cupcakes are topped with Basic Chocolate Frosting and finished off with sprinkles. They couldn't be easier!
Created from scratch in the SideChef Kitchen, where recipe inspiration and ingredient experimentation are a way of life.
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Created from scratch in the SideChef Kitchen, where recipe inspiration and ingredient experimentation are a way of life.
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1hr
Total Time
$1.12
Cost Per Serving

Ingredients

Servings
12
US / METRIC
2 Tbsp
Dark Cocoa Powder
plus 2 tsp
1 Tbsp
Baking Powder
1 pinch
1 1/4 cups
1/2 cup

Frosting

1 cup
Butter , room temperature
2 cups
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
1/2 cup
Dark Cocoa Powder
to taste
Sprinkles
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
541
FAT
28.2 g
PROTEIN
6.3 g
CARBS
69.4 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (160 degrees C).
Step 2
In the bowl of a stand-mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, combine the Eggs (4) and Caster Sugar (2 cups) and mix on a high speed for 3-5 minutes until light and fluffy.
Step 3
Combine the All-Purpose Flour (2 cups) , Dark Cocoa Powder (2 Tbsp) (plus 2 tsp), Baking Powder (1 Tbsp) , and Salt (1 pinch) in a bowl and whisk together to get rid of any lumps.
Step 4
Combine the Butter (1/2 cup) and Milk (1 cup) in a saucepan and melt the butter over low heat. Bring to a boil, then remove from the heat.
Step 5
Add the flour mixture and the boiled milk and butter mixture to the bowl of the stand mixer. Whisk on high until completely combined.
Step 6
Spoon the mixture into your cupcakes liners and place in the oven. Bake for around 30 to 40 minutes.
Step 7
Remove the cupcakes from the oven and allow to cool completely. While the cake is cooling, make the frosting.
Step 8
Place the Butter (1 cup) in the bowl of a stand-mixer with the paddle attached.
Step 9
Mix on a high speed until the butter becomes light and pale, around 5 minutes.
Step 10
Add the Powdered Confectioners Sugar (2 cups) and Dark Cocoa Powder (1/2 cup) . Mix on high speed until thick and combined.
Step 11
Add the Milk (1/4 cup) and continue mixing until light and fluffy.
Step 12
Top each cupcake with frosting and decorate with Sprinkles (to taste) .

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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
541
% Daily Value*
Fat
28.2 g
36%
Saturated Fat
17.0 g
85%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
--
Cholesterol
130.4 mg
43%
Carbohydrates
69.4 g
25%
Fiber
2.2 g
8%
Sugars
50.9 g
--
Protein
6.3 g
13%
Sodium
178.2 mg
8%
Vitamin D
0.3 µg
2%
Calcium
103.8 mg
8%
Iron
1.8 mg
10%
Potassium
119.5 mg
3%
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