Chocolate birthday cupcakes

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Kitchen Stories

Editorial Team

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-12+
50 g chocolate chips
250 g flour
100 g sugar
80 g cocoa powder
1 tbsp baking powder
450 ml milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 tbsp vegetable oil
250 g butter
1½ tsp vanilla sugar
¼ tsp salt
500 g confectioner's sugar
50 ml cream
sprinkles for decorating
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • stand mixer with paddle attachments
  • oven
  • large bowl
  • liquid measuring bowl
  • muffin tin
  • ice cream scoop
  • muffin liners
  • sieve
  • stand mixer with paddle attachment

Nutrition per serving

Cal
550
Protein
4 g
Fat
25 g
Carb
76 g
  • Step 1/4

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Add flour, sugar, cocoa powder, and baking powder to a large bowl and mix. Mix milk with vanilla extract and vegetable oil. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix until a smooth batter forms.
    • 250 g flour
    • 100 g sugar
    • 80 g cocoa powder
    • 1 tbsp baking powder
    • 450 ml milk
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
    • stand mixer with paddle attachments
    • oven
    • large bowl
    • liquid measuring bowl

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Add flour, sugar, cocoa powder, and baking powder to a large bowl and mix. Mix milk with vanilla extract and vegetable oil. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix until a smooth batter forms.

  • Step 2/4

    Stir in chocolate chips, then portion batter into a lined muffin tin using an ice cream scoop.
    • 50 g chocolate chips
    • muffin tin
    • ice cream scoop
    • muffin liners

    Stir in chocolate chips, then portion batter into a lined muffin tin using an ice cream scoop.

  • Step 3/4

    Bake for approx. 20 min., or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean or with a few moist crumbs. Set aside to cool.

    Bake for approx. 20 min., or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean or with a few moist crumbs. Set aside to cool.

  • Step 4/4

    Cream butter. Add vanilla sugar and salt and beat to combine. Slowly sift in confectioner’s sugar bit by bit. As soon as confectioner’s sugar is fully combined, add cream and beat until fluffy. Frost cupcakes and decorate with sprinkles as desired. Enjoy!
    • 250 g butter
    • 1½ tsp vanilla sugar
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • 500 g confectioner's sugar
    • 50 ml cream
    • spinkles for decorating
    • sieve
    • stand mixer with paddle attachment

    Cream butter. Add vanilla sugar and salt and beat to combine. Slowly sift in confectioner’s sugar bit by bit. As soon as confectioner’s sugar is fully combined, add cream and beat until fluffy. Frost cupcakes and decorate with sprinkles as desired. Enjoy!