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best ever chocolate cupcakes!

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Karina Alcala
macks creek , MO

I developed this recipe because most of the recipes out there are kind of bland. My husband is a chocolate lover and he loves this recipe so easy to make. You can do a cake as well with this one but it is perfect for cupcakes.

★★★★★ 2
serves 24
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For best ever chocolate cupcakes!

  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 pkg
    chocolate pudding mix
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp
    instant coffee powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 1/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1/4 c
    apple sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 c
    hot water

How To Make best ever chocolate cupcakes!

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 and prepare cupcake pan with liners. In a small bowl ad 2 tbs hot water with instant coffee let sit. Mean while in large bowl mix all wet ingredients and sugar together until well combined. Add in coffee mixture to the wet ingredients.
  • 2
    Sift in dry ingredients including pudding mix to the wet ingredients and mix until well combined. pour into prepared cup cake pan fill 2/3 full. Makes 2 dozen cupcakes.
  • 3
    Cook in preheated oven for 30 minutes or until tooth pick comes out clean. Let them cool before frosting them. I like to refrigerate mine or let them sit on the counter covered until the next day so the flavor can develop even more.

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