Chocolate cupcakes/muffins recipe from Joy of baking

       I made this muffins for the children's day celeberation in my son's school last week. As he loves chocolate cakes, making muffins with chocolate was the only option for me though I wanted to try many other flavours which I have bookmarked since a long time. But thats really okay. Chocolate cakes are always delicious and even I cant resist eating them and they are gone before you know!!

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Chocolate cupcakes/muffins recipe from Joy of baking

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Chocolate cupcakes/muffins recipe from Joy of bakingI made this muffins for the children's day celeberation in my son's school last week. As he loves chocolate cakes, making muffins with chocolate was the only option for me though I wanted to try many other flavours which I have bookmarked since a long time. But thats really okay. Chocolate cakes are...

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  • CourseDessert
  • Cooking Time20 minutesPT0H20M
  • Preparation Time15 minutesPT0H15M
  • Total Time35 minutesPT0H35M

Ingredients

Dutch-processed cocoa powder- (50g)(I used Van Houten)
1/2cup
Boiling hot water- (240ml)
1/2cup
All purpose flour /maida - (175g)
1 1/3cup
Baking powder
2tsp
Unsalted butter, room temperature - (113g)
1/2 cup
Granulated white sugar - (200g)
1 cup
Eggs
2 (large)

Steps

  1. Preheat the oven to 180c. Place the muffin cases in the muffin pan.
  2. Combine the cocoa and hotwater and stir to form a smooth paste.Leave it aside.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar until soft and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time and beat till smooth.
  4. Now add the flour and baking powder and mix to form a smooth uniform batter.
  5. Pour the cooled cocoa solution and mix well.
  6. Pour the batter in the prepared muffin cases till 2/3rd level.
  7. Bake at 180c for around 15-20 minutes. It should be springy to touch. Check the doneness with a skewer.
  8. Cool and serve.
  9. Frost with chocolate frosting if you wish.
Chocolate cupcakes/muffins recipe from Joy of baking

Enjoy!!