• prep: 40 min
  • cook: 18 min
  • total: 58 min
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  • Summary

    Perfect Chocolate Cupcakes topped with a chocolate buttercream frosting! These cupcakes are easy to make, incredibly soft, light, and moist.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup all-purpose flour
    • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
    • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
    • ½ teaspoon baking soda
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • ½ cup brown sugar
    • ½ cup granulated sugar
    • ? cup oil (canola or vegetable)
    • ½ cup buttermilk
    • 1 large egg
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • ½ cup boiling water
    • 1 teaspoon instant espresso powder (optional)
    • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
    • 4 cups powdered sugar
    • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
    • 3-4 tablespoons heavy cream
    • pinch of salt

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 523 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 28 g 42.78%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 47.39%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 45 mg 15.08%
    • Sodium: 296 mg 12.32%
    • Calcium: 39 mg 3.88%
    • Potassium: 131 mg 3.73%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.74%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 72 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 9.75%
    • Sugar: 60 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 8.69%
    • Vitamin C 0.28%
    • Vitamin D 1.73%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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