Now there are a few reasons why l never bake Chocolate Cupcakes, a) my children don't like chocolate (sacrilege I know) and b) I've never found a recipe that i've been completely happy with. Well that all changed last week when l stumbled across this recipe, my husband ate five of them in a row.
I adapted this recipe, but for the life of me I can't find the original one anywhere.
I made these for a Hen's day dessert buffet, here are a few other photos of the buffet.
The recipe makes 12
4 tbsp cocoa powder
1 cup boiling water
2 cups self raising flour
2 cups of sugar
1/2 cup butter milk
1 tsp vanilla
Heat oven to 180'c
In saucepan melt butter, add cocoa to the melted butter and stir. Add in boiling water and let it boil for 30 seconds, then turn off heat and set aside.
In a large bowl mix together flour and sugar. Pour in chocolate mixture and mix together just until combined.
In a separate bowl combine buttermilk and eggs and beat. Add in vanilla and mix together well.
Pour into chocolate mixture and mix well.