In this instructable I will show you how to make chocolate cupcakes.
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Step 1: Ingredients/Things You Need
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup water
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder (not Dutch process)
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 large egg
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
store bought frosting of your choice
Step 2: Prep
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line two 6-cup muffin tins with paper and foil liners.
Step 3: Mixing
In a medium bowl sift in the all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Then in a large bowl mix in the egg, buttermilk, vanilla extract, vegetable oil, water, and butter. Then in 1/4 parts start putting in the dry mixture into the wet mixture bowl until all the dry mixture is gone. Then mix the batter until thoroughly mixed.
Step 4: Pouring and Baking
Pour your batter three fourths full in the cupcake liners. Then put your muffin tin in the center rack of the oven for 20-25 minutes. after 20 minutes put a toothpick in cupcakes to check if cooked. Than take out and let it chill for 15 minutes
Step 5: Frost
Frost your cupcakes with the store bought or homemade frosting of your choice.
Step 6: Picture With Cupcakes
This is a unnecessary step I just had to do it because this was a project for school.