Devilish Chocolate Frosted Cupcakes

Devilish Chocolate Frosted Cupcakes
Servings: 12 Yield: cupcakes Prep 10 mins Bake 350°F 24 mins


  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1 batch Fluffy Frosting
  • Sprinkles (optional)

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees . Line a 12-cupcake baking pan with cupcake liners. Blend boiling water and cocoa in a small bowl; cool for 5 minutes. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.

2. In a large bowl, on high speed, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla and beat well. Reduce speed to low and alternately beat in flour mixture and buttermilk until just blended. Add cocoa mixture and mix well. Divide batter among prepared cupcake liners.

3. Bake at 350 degrees for 22 to 24 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Pipe Fluffy Frosting and top with sprinkles, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 12; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 462, Fat, total (g): 26, chol. (mg): 103, sat. fat (g): 16, carb. (g): 55, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 4, sodium (mg): 190, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.