Jul 31, 2015

Best Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe Ever - Moist Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

As i promised i am delivering you the basic chocolate cupcakes using eggs recipe. This is one of the best, moist and soft chocolate cupcakes you ever taste. It has a real chocolate flavour and so moist. I made this for my sister to take it to her college mates. And i heard that they loved it..

I wanted to make this cupcakes special so i made vanilla and chocolate buttercream and piped it as swirled pattern and it really looked pretty. Perfect for any special event..

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

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Preparation Time : 15 mins

Baking Time : 20 mins
Makes : 11 to 12 cupcakes
Recipe Source: sallysbakingaddiction


All Purpose Flour / Maida - 3/4 cup / 90 grams

Cocoa Powder - 1/2 cup / 50 grams
Baking Soda / Cooking Soda - 1/2 tsp
Baking Powder - 3/4 tsp
Eggs - 2
Sugar - 1 cup / 200 grams
Oil - 1/3 cup / 80 ml
Vanilla Essence - 2 tsp
Buttermilk - 1/2 cup (see below)
Vanilla Buttercream - 1/4 batch (recipe here)
Chocolate Buttercream - 1/2 batch (recipe here)

*My 1 cup measures 240 ml

*If you dont have buttermilk, take 1/2 cup of milk and add 1.5 tsp of vinegar or lemon juice to it and mix well. Let this sit for 5 to 10 mins. Now use this.


Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Line 12 cup muffin tray with cupcake cases and set aside.

Take flour, baking soda, baking powder, cocoa powder in a sifter and sieve well.

Take oil, sugar, vanilla in a bowl and mix well. Add in eggs and give a good mix.

Add in buttermilk and whisk well.

Now add in the sifted flour mix and fold gently..

Use a icecream scoop to scoop the batter and fill the cupcake cases.

Bake for 18 to 20 mins untill a toothpick inserted comes clean.

Take the tray from oven and let it cool completely.

Meanwhile make a batch of vanilla and chocolate buttercream. 

When the cupcakes are cooled, pipe the cream over the cupcakes and top with sprinkles.



Take all your ingredients

I got these beautiful brown cupcake wrappers

line the muffin tray with the cases

Now take flour in a sieve

add cocoa powder

add in baking soda

add in baking powder

sieve it

take oil in a bowl

add in sugar

add in vanilla

whisk it little

add in eggs and whisk it up

now add in buttermilk, if you dont have buttermilk, 
take milk in a bowl and add 1.5 tsp of lemon juice or vinegar
in it..Let it sit for 10 min, now buttermilk is done
whisk it up

add the dry ingredients in

mix gently

scrape the bowl using a spatula

now use a icecream scoop to take the batter

and fill the cupcake cases

now bake them..Let them cool completely

while the cupcakes are cooling, i made a batch of vanilla and chocolate buttercream

take a disposable piping bag and place a nozzle in

place the bag onto a cup

and dollop the cream in

this will create a lovely swirl pattern

take the cooled cupcakes in a plate

pipe the icing

go on and pipe around the cupcake

just like this

like this..

now the cupcakes are piped..

Top with some sprinkles and serve

the cool thing is, each cupcake will have a different pattern

the cupcakes were so moist..


  1. Looks yummy...

  2. Looks yummy....

  3. Aarthi,your recipes are excellent.These cupcakes look so tempting n beautiful !! Can you please tell from where you got this shape of star nozzle because I couldn't find it.They are usually more open so the rossetts are not so sharp.
    Thanks for lovely recipes.
    Sudha Agarwal

  4. @Sudhai got those from a shop near my house where they sell baking supplies.. ..look online u will find it..

  5. can we use butter instead of oil

  6. Can I use butter instead of oil

  7. @Anonymousyes u can usebutter. melt it and use

  8. Would love to know an eggless version of this receipe

  9. Hi..I want to make them a day before for my son's birthday.most of the recipes get wet I don't want to frost

  10. i am gonna give it a try..wait for my feedback..thanks

  11. yummy chocolaty airy, good recipe..

  12. Thanks aarthi for sharing all your recepie....

  13. Sis the cupcake liners u have used is it medium or large cupcake liner and if we don't have icecream scoop then how many spoons of batter should we add into each cupcake liner sis pls help me.

  14. The only recipes that i believe to try is from Aarthi, i tried it without frost.. Very sweet.. And coconut barfi for the second time... Thanks for sharing your recipes Aarthi..


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