Easy & so rich. These cupcakes satisfy that chocolate craving! For portion control I make minis! Just adjust the baking time. I don't even frost (of course you can : ). )! I dust w/ powdered sugar.more
cup flour ( you can use AP, I blend pastry flour & AP for a lighter cupcake)
cup cocoa powder (I use dark)
tsp baking powder
tsp salt (I use kosher or sea salt)
cup (1 stick) softened unsealed butter,
cup +2 Tb sugar
Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder & salt in sm bowl. In lg bowl beat sugar & butter. Add eggs 1 at a time beating after each. Add vanilla beat well. Add flour alternating w/ milk end w/ flour. Beat only until just combined. Pour batter into cupcake tin & bake regular sized cupcakes at 350 degrees for 20 min. Excellent topped w/ ganache, just dip each cupcake &'twirl. Or frost Orr dust w/ confectioners sugar.