A Newly Found Jewel – Mini Simple Chocolate Cupcakes

My crazy marathon friend once offered me a cupcakes recipe book. But it is only yesterday that I found this easy tasty simple basic chocolate cupcakes delightful recipe.


  • 75 g of cacao powder
  • 300 ml of boiling water
  • 3 big eggs
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract (or vanilla powder)
  • 1 tsp of chocolate extract (optional)
  • 280 g of flour
  • 300 g of sugar
  • ½ tsp of baking powder
  • ½ tsp of baking soda
  • 190 g of butter at room temperature


  • Preheat the oven at 160 C
  • Mix well the boiling water with the cacao on a very low fire
  • Mix the eggs + ¼ of the cacao mix + vanilla + chocolate
  • In another recipient mix the dry ingredients, then add the butter + the other ¾ of the cacao mixture
  • Add the eggs mixture in two fold and mix for a minute
  • Fill the cupcakes cups 2/3 full
  • Cook for about 20 to 25 minutes (depending on the size of your cupcakes) or until top springs back when touched
  • If like me you love sugar you can add some on top after they cool down
  • Enjoy these naughty cupcakes with friends! It tastes twice as good with fun people

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