Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Chocolate CupCake / Hershey's Chocolate Cupcakes


 I love chocolates, chocolate ice cream and cakes.I want to try chocolate cake at home. First time i did from the scratch.The cake was really super soft and moist.this is my 1st trial but came out very well,beyond my expectation. My kids loved it ((mm)).I want to share it in my blog also. heres the recipe.....
I simply followed the method from  printed recipes of Hershey's Cocoa Powder Box.

Ingredients
  1. All purpose flour  1 and 3/4 cups
  2. Hershey's Cocoa powder   3/4 cup
  3. Sugar   2cups
  4. Baking powder   1 and 1/2 tsp
  5. Baking soda     1 and 1/2 tsp
  6. salt   1tsp
  7. Eggs  2 no.s
  8. Milk   1cup
  9. oil   1/2 cup (canola or olive oil)
  10. Vanilla extract   2tsp
  11. boiling water    1cup
Method
  • Heat oven to 350 F.
  • Combine dry ingredients in large bowl.
  • Add eggs,milk,oil and vanilla ; beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  • Carefullty stir in boiling water(batter will be thin).
  • Line 2-1/2 inch muffin cups with paper bake cups
  • Fill cups 2/3 cups full with batter.
  • Bake for 22-25 minutes or utill wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool completely,frost and njoy the chocolate yummy yummy cup cakes.
  • With this recipe you can bake about 24 cup cakes or two 9 inch round cakes.

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting
  1. Butter  1cup
  2. Confectioner sugar  2cups
  3. Milk    2 tbsp
  4. Vanilla extract  1 tsp
  • In a large bowl,cream butter with an electric mixer.
  • add vanilla extrace and gradually add sugar beat well on medium speed.
  • when all sugar has mixed in ,the icing will appear dry,add milk and beat well untill frosting becomes soft and fluffy.
  • Icing is ready now.
Note:
You should sift all the dry ingredients before use to avoid lumps. 

2 comments:

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    1. I haven't tried this recipe without eggs, but you can replace it with 1 tbsp powdered flax seeds with 1/4 cup water for 1 Egg. or you can use Egg replacer too.

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