Must Try Chocolate Cupcakes
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  • Ingredients: Makes 18 cupcakes
  • 100g Butter, softened
  • 200g Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • ¾ tsp Vanilla extract
  • ½ cup milk (125ml)
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • ½ cup Boiling water (with 1 tsp Nescafe Classic Instant Coffee powder)
  • 190g Flour
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 3 tsp Baking powder
  • 40g Cocoa powder
  1. Sift flour, salt, baking powder and cocoa powder in bowl. Dissolve baking soda in milk.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until light. Add vanilla and eggs, continue beating.
  3. Add in the rest of the ingredients (milk, coffee liquid and flour ingredients), beat till smooth.
  4. Spoon batter into greased paper cases to ¾ full.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 160C for about 20 mins or until skewer inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  6. Leave to cool on rack before icing.
  7. Ice with whatever type of icing you prefer or dust lightly with icing sugar.
  8. Best to chill the cupcakes before consuming.Recipe from The Waitakere Reneck's Kitchen
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