Flour -- 1 ½ cup
Baking powder -- 1 ½ tsp
Cocoa Powder -- ½ cup
Boiling wate r -- 1 cup
Salted Butter -- ½ cup
Eggs -- 2
Pure Vanilla Extract -- 2 tsp
Sugar -- 1 cup
Preparation of cup cakes:
Whisk the flour and baking powder in a mixing bowl. Preheat the oven at 375 degree F.Grease muffin pans with butter or line with paper liners.
Mix the boiling water and cocoa, mix well till there is no lumps.Let it cool.
Beat the butter and sugar until smooth.Add the eggs ,one at a time and beat well to mix in. Add the vanilla extract and mix.
Now beat in cooled cocoa mix into this and mix everything.Fold in the flour mixture into this and spoon out into the muffin pan.
Bake for about 15-16 minutes or until atoothpick inserted comes out clean.This yields about 18 – 20 cupcakes.