Monday, March 14, 2011

Easy double chocolate cupcakes.....


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Is there something called death by chocolate!!! If there is I strongly urge you to make this cake to get the chocolatey ooey...gooey feel......I made this cake 3 times now....and it has topped the list of my favorites....actually it all started when my son (Cheriyan) wanted a chocolate cake so very badly one late Sunday afternoon and I was short of butter.....then I remembered that I had book marked this recipe and gave it a try.....it came out so soft and fluffy that it disappeared fast....and I had to make again.....one thing which I have found is that the cake is a bit low on sugar....so a topping is a must....I topped it with my own homemade chocolate sauce.....


I think it is best to mix the batter with chocolate chips rather than sprinkle chocolate chips on top (like I did, actually I forgot to mix in the batter, only after pouring it into the cups did I remember about them and when I made again.....I mixed them in the batter and it was pure heaven!!

Recipe source: blogs.babble.com
Ingredients:
All purpose flour: 2 cups.
Sugar: 1 cup, powdered.
Cocoa: 3/4 cup.
Baking soda: 2 tsp.
Salt: 1/4 tsp.
Milk or cold coffee: 1/2 cup.
Buttermilk: 1 cup (I added 1 tbsp of vinegar to milk).
Vegetable oil: 1/2 cup, I used vanaspati/dalda, melted).
Eggs: 3.
Vanilla essence: 2 tsp.
Chocolate chips: 1 cup.
Method:
1. Preheat oven, in a large bowl, whisk together the flour, powdered sugar, cocoa, baking soda, and salt.
2. In your food processor or your mixie jar (the one which you grind dosa batter), put in the milk (I added 2 tsp of nescafe to the milk), butter milk (I added 1 tbsp of vinegar to the plain milk), melted dalda or oil, eggs, and vanilla. Pulse all this in the mixie until mixed nicely. Now pour this into the dry ingredients and stir with a spatula until combined. If the batter is thick can add more milk/water to make it creamy. Stir in the chocolate chips or chunks if you have any.

3. Spoon the batter into the muffin tins that have been lined with paper liner, filling them 3/4 full. Bake for 20 min. I got 24 cupcakes with this batter.

4. Serve with chocolate sauce or any cream icing of your choice.


Enjoy.....will be back soon.
Sharing with Mouthwatering Mondays, Monday Mingle, Hearth and soul hop, Tempt my tummy tuesday, Tuesdays at the table.Delicious dishes

25 comments:

  1. Omg, wat a fabulous treat for chocoholic person like me,double like:)..

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  2. These look sinful & divine!!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  3. Bookmarked anything chocolatey is welcome.

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  4. it looks very good...if i make this Aarons gona have a day...

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  5. OMG..too tempting..wonderful clicks Nisa
    Tasty appetite

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  6. Who can resist this chocolaty treat !!!

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  7. Slurp, mouthwatering here, awesome clicks....

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  8. Double choco muffins are a great treat for choco lovers.. Love your butter-free version and adore the texture of the muffins.. So Yummylicious...

    http://krithiskitchen.blogspot.com

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  9. Nisa do visit my place and collect your award.

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  10. Yum yum yum... Anything choco is great and this is double great

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  11. i am loving all that chocolate here..

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  12. Oh my this looks fabulous..yum yum.

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  13. Muffin on Mondays !! awsm .. you are making me crave for those :D

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  14. You are seriously tempting me now...hehe! Yummyyyyy

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  15. What a yummy treat. Thank you for sharing and you have a great day!

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  16. What a delicious treat I think I would make it with the coffee - a mocha treat! Thanks for linking this up to the Hearth and Soul Hop!

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  17. Wooooooooooooow that looks gorgeous...

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  18. Chocolate with chocolate and more chocolate? What could be bad about that? Nothing, I say! Great looking recipe :) Thanks for sharing it.

    I'm also taking part in the Hearth & Soul hop (with something chocolatey) and that's how I found your blog.

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  19. OMG pls send me all these ones they are so lovely n yummmyyy

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  20. Wow...The chocolate r too tempted to have a mouth of it..Thru archana,i came to know u r rocking...happy blogging...

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  21. Oh yum. These little cakes ate very tempting! :)

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  22. Just Stopping by from TMTT. What fun and yummy cupcakes! I wanted to invite you to check out my Iron Chef Challenge This month's themed ingredient is canned tomatoes, so link up a recipe using those and you could win a prize. It should be a lot of fun, hope you can join us!!

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