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Double Chocolate Cupcakes

Make birthdays, holidays and everyday occasions sweeter with this double chocolate cupcake recipe. Makes 12 frosted cupcakes.

  • PRINT

SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 15  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories200
Calories from Fat60
Total Fat7 g11% DV
Saturated Fat3 g18% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol10 mg3% DV
Sodium230 mg10% DV
Total Carbohydrates35 g12% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars21 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron8% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories200
Calories from Fat60
Total Fat7 g11% DV
Saturated Fat3 g18% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol10 mg3% DV
Sodium230 mg10% DV
Total Carbohydrates35 g12% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars21 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron8% DV
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 sections HERSHEY'S Unsweetened Chocolate Baking Bar (1/2 oz. each) , melted
  • CHOCOLATE FROSTING (recipe follows)

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups.
  • 2. Stir together flour, sugar, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add water, oil, vinegar and vanilla; beat with whisk or spoon until batter is smooth. Blend in melted chocolate. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with batter.
  • 3. Bake 16 to 18 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center of cupcakes comes out clean. Remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely. Frost cupcakes with CHOCOLATE FROSTING. 12 cupcakes.
  • CHOCOLATE FROSTING
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Beat butter in small bowl. Add powdered sugar and cocoa alternately with milk, beating to spreading consistency. Stir in vanilla. About 1 cup frosting.

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