Chocolate Cupcakes

4.20 from 15 votes

Treat for choco lovers
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Served AsSnacks
Servings 10


  • All Purpose flour/maida – ¾ cup
  • Cocoa Powder – ¼ cup
  • Baking Powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt – 1/8 tsp
  • Sugar – ½ cup
  • Butter – ¼ cup room temperature
  • Boiling hot water – ½ cup
  • Egg – 1 no room temperature
  • Vanilla Extract – 1 tsp


  •  Pre-heat oven for 10 mins at 180 degrees.
  •  Boil water, add cocoa powder and Mix well without any lumps.
  •   Sieve All purpose flour, baking powder and salt together and keep aside.
  •  Beat Egg for few mins to frothy level in a separate bowl.
  •  In a wide bowl, add butter, sugar and vanilla essence. Beat well-using whisk or electric beater to a creamy consistency.
  •  Now add Cocoa mixture and beaten egg to the mixture. Again whisk for 2 to 3 mins  to incorporate all.
  •  Add half portion of flour mixture and fold using spatula or whisk. Do not overbeat it. Add the remaining flour mixture and fold it.
  •  Take paper cups or muffin liner in greased muffin tray. Pour 2/3rd portion of batter in it.
  •   Arrange the paper cups in crust plate. Place it in a preheated oven, bake for 18 to 20 mins.
  •   Remove from oven, check the centre portion using a tooth pick or fork to test whether the muffins are baked well.
  •   Cool for 15 mins and remove from muffin tray if you used muffin liners. Serve as it is or frosted with icing cream or whipping cream.

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