Moist Chocolate Cupcakes
These cupcakes don't need any icing they are delicious eaten as they are. Magic ingredient: Sour Cream!
- 170 g butter
- 200 g caster sugar
- 3 eggs
- 120 ml sour cream or 1/2 cup
- 1 tsp vanilla essence
Sift ingredients into a bowl:
- 90 g plain flour
- 60 g cocoa powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
Pre-heat oven to 180C.
Use a mixer and beat butter and sugar till combined properly.
Add in eggs one by one and beat well. Mix in vanilla essence.
With mixer on low speed, add flour mixture in two batches, alternating with sour cream.
Scoop batter into cupcake liners until 3/4 full. This recipe makes 12 cupcakes.
Bake for 20-25 mins until a toothpick or cake tester inserted into centre comes out clean. Cool in pan for 5 mins then transfer to wire rack to cool completely.
- I bake these cupcakes for 20 mins.
- Don't miss out the sour cream.
- Great to bake and bring over to someone's home or if you're hosting a small tea party! Very very kid friendly:) Don't bother icing or decorating them, they are delicious as is.