Homemade Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe
  • 1½ cup of granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 eggs, room temperature
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup Hershey's dark unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Grease cupcake pan or place cupcake liners in pan.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, add butter and sugar and cream with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs, one at a time and mix until well incorporated.
  5. Stir in the vanilla extract and set aside.
  6. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  7. Add ½ of the dry ingredient mixture to the creamed butter and mix until just combined (do not over-mix).
  8. Add ½ of the buttermilk and mix until combined.
  9. Repeat steps 7 and 8.
  10. Fill each cupcake liner until ¾ full.
  11. Bake for 15 to 17 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  12. Let cool in pan for five minutes.
  13. Transfer cupcakes to a wire rack to complete the cooling process.
  14. Frost with icing when completely cooled.
Recipe by OurKidsMom at https://www.ourkidsmom.com/ladybug-cupcakes-homemade-chocolate-cupcakes-recipe/