Hot Chocolate Cupcakes
This cupcake is great for when you want some awesome hot chocolaty goodness. Goes great with a marshmallow frosting for Christmas.
- Serves: 24 persons
- 1cup water
- ¾cup unsalted butter
- ¾cup canola oil
- 4½ ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
- 3cups all-purpose flour
- 3cups white sugar
- ¾cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2½ teaspoons baking soda
- ½teaspoon salt
- 3large eggs, at room temperature
- ¾cup buttermilk, at room temperature
- 2teaspoons pure vanilla extract
Step 1Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line two 12-cup muffin tins with paper liners.
Step 2Combine water, butter, oil, and chocolate in a large saucepan. Heat over medium heat until melted and fully combined.
Step 3Whisk flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt together in a large bowl. Pour in hot chocolate mixture and whisk until combined. Whisk in eggs, one at a time. Whisk in buttermilk and vanilla extract.
Step 4Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling each 2/3 full.
Step 5Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 17 to 22 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes.