Hi Sally, I want to make not so sweet cupcakes. Can you add chocolate bits to it once the batter cools down? Line a muffin pan with paper or foil liners. Don’t be alarmed! Always use oven mitts when handling hot items. or can I use the recipe in its entirely then add the bacon. It can be the same recipe, but be warned that some cake recipes are very moist and can cause the cupcakes to fall apart. So for those of us at high altitude (I’m in Denver at 5200 ft), do NOT use this recipe without modifications! is it okay to use dutch processed cocoa powder for this recipe? These were great! Perfect Chocolate Cupcakes topped with a chocolate buttercream frosting! Then, whisk together 3 eggs and pour them over the rest of the ingredients. Combine the egg, buttermilk, oil, and vanilla in another bowl and whisk together. Omg these were the best cupcakes I have ever baked. Stir, then let sit for 5 minutes before adding to the recipe in place of the buttermilk. If not, I don’t think you necessarily did anything wrong. You need 2 bowls, 1 whisk, and 1 spatula. The best way to tell if cupcakes are done is to lightly tap the top of a cupcake. These homemade chocolate cupcakes are way better than any boxed cake mix, with the same moist crumb and texture that you know and love. Leave it for 5 minutes, then you’ve got buttermilk to use in the recipe! They wrap around your cake pans and help insulate the cakes so they bake more evenly to correct this very problem! Looking forward to making this tomorrow. followed the recipe exactly and had zero problems! It’s not pretty. I love the hint of almond flavor you get as well. Or the best chocolate buttercream you’ve ever tasted (it’s the chocolate frosting that is pictured in these photos). Theses cupcakes really are the best so soft, fluffy and chocolatey! I swapped the veg oil for coconut oil and they were delicious. Frost cooled cupcakes however you’d like. We enjoyed making them and eating them too. These cupcakes were *very dense* and not at all cake like (hence the word cup "cake"). I find that my tap water gets hot enough if I let it run for 10-15 seconds or so, but you could also microwave some water for a minute or boiling some water on the stove. I added instant coffee to the hot water, cinnamon, a mix of coconut oil and butter instead of oil, and Truvia instead of sugar and i absolutely loved this cake. I’m so excited to try making these! Awesome! Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. I don’t think they are the easiest to bake since most of mine did sink and overflow. Was it homemade? What’s the measurement? I had high hopes for this recipe but unfortunately was disappointed. Thanks. We’re not creaming butter here, so there is no need to break out the mixer. Your email address will not be published. While I liked the recipe in end, I think it should be clearly noted in the recipe that these absolutely will NOT work as written at high altitude! They were delicious! Can I use half a cup sugar and half a cup brown sugar instead of a full cup of sugar? I’ve used this recipe to wow my coworkers several times for cupcakes. The flavor is good. I was a bit bummed. If I want only 7 cupcakes. As I don’t have cup measurements. It made them moist and rich. These cupcakes are so soft, so velvety, so properly chocolatey.. AND they held their shape when I carefully removed them from the pan. Regards, Faith. My guess is that the oven was too hot and they cooked too fast, creating a crust on top that prevented proper expansion and finally resulted in cracks. If you aren't planning on icing them you could make 24 cupcakes. You saved Chocolate Cupcakes to your. Finally, place the cupcake piece that you still have back on top. Combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl and whisk together. Holy moly, these cupcakes are delicious. Indulge in frosted fairy cakes, red velvet, melting middle muffins and more. Hi Sally, I hope you are well. AMAZING!! So how many cup of cake flour do I use? Made these tonight and I’m highly impressed with the flavor, the texture, and just everything about them. And dare I say it? Can I substitute the all purpose flour for the cake flour? I love Bob’s Redmill gf cup-for-cup flour! In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg, buttermilk, oil, and vanilla. Thanks for sharing this. They turned out moist and wonderful. i made these for a family gathering and everyone absolutely ADORED them!! Would it affect it too much by replacing the hot water with hot coffee? What is the substitute for egg? Thank you! in fact i might just have to make them tonight. Most people won't think twice about serving basic cornbread when is on the table. I have never … ever … received so many compliments on cupcakes in my life! I just baked these for my daughter’s 5th bday and they came out sooo good! Half full. But really I would think it’s probably how they were filled.