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Easy Cocoa Cupcakes

Details

Time
2 hours
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
24 cupcakes

Here's an easy cocoa cupcake recipe that will impress your family and friends. Flavor your cupcakes just the way you like them, with the HERSHEY'S Baking Chips of your choice. The top your cupcakes with KISSES Milk Chocolates.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Bake Time
25 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour

Ingredients

  • 3 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups
    sugar
  • 1/2 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa
  • 2 tsps
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2 cups
    water
  • 3/4 cup
    vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsps
    white vinegar
  • 2 tsps
    vanilla extract
  • 1 can
    vanilla ready-to-spread frosting
  • HERSHEY'S Baking Chips, any bag (optional)

Directions

Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Muffin Cups Muffin Cups
Muffin Cup Tin 2-1/2-Inch Muffin Cup Tin
Mixing Bowl Mixing Bowl
Mixer Mixer
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper Rubber Scraper
Wire Rack Wire Rack
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Line 24 muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper or foil bake cups.

2

Combine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, salt, water, oil, vinegar and vanilla in large bowl; beat until thoroughly blended. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full with batter.

3

Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Spread with frosting; decorate with baking pieces.

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