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Perfectly Moist Chocolate Cupcakes

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Perfectly Moist Chocolate Cupcakes

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  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 large eggs (room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk (room temperature)
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup coffee (or boiling water)
  • 1 chocolate buttercream frosting (recipe of my Dreamy)
  • chocolate sprinkles (for decorating, optional)
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    Calories140Calories from Fat50
    Total Fat6g9%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat0g
    Calories from Fat50
    Total Carbohydrate22g7%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C0%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    Caylee Scanlon a year ago
    Like the titles says! I used heavy cream instead of buttermilk and it turned out great!
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    Mary Rogers 2 years ago
    So far so good. It was so easy! That was great.
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    Kristin Nunes 2 years ago
    Delicious and moist!!!
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    Vik 2 years ago
    A bit sweet but overall very good recipe.
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    Christi 2 years ago
    Absolutely delicious and moist. I freeze them in paper liner cups because they will get dry if not eaten within a day or two. I just defrost them (and the frosting) on the counter for an hour or two and bake normally. I only made half the frosting and it’s still plenty.
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    Jill 2 years ago
    Delicious! I also added milk and bitter chocolate chunks.
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    YES!!! Everyone thought they were the most moist cupcakes they ever tasted. I recommend! I found nothing wrong with the recipe, the cupcakes were moist and delicious, and the frosting came out wonderful as well.
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    Chante Hanna 3 years ago
    It came out absolutely great and everybody loved them🥰
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    Suha Patrawala 3 years ago
    It’s perfect! Literal heaven😋
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    Natasha Pratt 3 years ago
    Great recipe. I ended up doing half cake flour and half AP, to make them lighter. Still came out moist AF.
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    Kakwanzi Belinda 3 years ago
    Cup cakes turned out beautifully! Very happy with the recipe!
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    Amy Brunet 3 years ago
    Amazing! The most moist, chocolatey cupcakes I’ve ever made. Easy to follow instructions! Yum!!
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    Katharine C. 3 years ago
    Delicious moist perfect
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    Yocheved 3 years ago
    I made these cupcakes and filled them with chocolate orange pudding. They were great but it only made 14 cupcakes
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    Fatooma 3 years ago
    These cupcakes turned out absolutely beautiful! They truly were perfectly moist and were also the perfect level of chocolatey. Super easy to make even though I’m only 13. I will be making these again!
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    Harris 3 years ago
    Amazing!! Really Moist!! Delicious!!
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    Skeels 3 years ago
    These cupcakes are so moist and delicious! I used a strawberry cream cheese icing instead of chocolate, and they were very tasty!
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    El Conquistador 3 years ago
    Fantastic! My grandmother added a pinch of clove to the batter and the icing. I followed her lead and wow, just like grandma use to make!
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    Lebogang Moerane 3 years ago
    I made a chocolate cake instead of cupcakes. Used milk instead of buttermilk and it was still great. Light and fluffy.
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    Sofie's Bakery 3 years ago
    Was not very good baked. The batter was really good though.
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    Trina Gunn 4 years ago
    Very good cupcake. I would recommend adding melted chocolate chips if you really enjoy a strong chocolate taste.
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    Lanza 4 years ago
    Very tasty!! I would try another recipe, in search of perfection but it’s still very good. I used cream cheese frosting.
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    Patton 4 years ago
    This was really good. I used a different frosting, but the cupcake part was really good. I would definitely make these again. My family loved them.
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    Elyse Othieno 4 years ago
    Really moist turn out perfect
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    Diane Ruffin 4 years ago
    They were really good.
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    Rebecca Santhosh 4 years ago
    It was really moist and it tasted good
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    Raheem 4 years ago
    Yummly!!!!! Definitely going to make these again.
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    Amy O Connor 4 years ago
    Really moist lodes of compliments on them
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    Hernene d. 4 years ago
    Cupcakes are delicious. Moist with a rich chocolate taste.
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    they are amazing very rich and moist