Eggless Chocolate Cupcake

Eggless chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream is a delight and an amazing treat  for chocolate lovers. I made these decadent cupcakes for a pink ribbon charity for Women’s health awareness. These campaigns are so helpful to bring awareness, hope and peace.

Ingredients :

  • ¾ cup Flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup caster sugar
  • ¼ cup dark brown sugar
  • ½ tsp soda
  • ¼ tsp salt 
  • ½ cup milk
  • ¼ cup oil
  • ½ tbsp vinegar
  • 1tsp vanilla

Ingredients for chocolate frosting:

  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1½ to 2 cups icing sugar
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 ½ tbsp heavy cream
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Procedure :

  1. Sift flour, cocoa powder, soda, salt three times then add both the sugars and whisk.
  2. Add vinegar in the milk then add oil, vanilla and mix.
  3. Mix wet ingredients to dry ingredients. Don’t overmix. Just enough to be combined.
  4. Pour the batter in cupcake liners and bake @ 180°C for 20 minutes, check the doneness with a toothpick. this will make medium size 6-7 cupcakes.
  5. For buttercream frosting, beat butter for a minute.
  6. Add icing sugar, cocoa powder, heavy cream, salt, vanilla extract.
  7. Initially beat in medium speed, then in high speed for 1 minute. If the frosting is thin add icing sugar,if it’s thick, add heavy cream. 
  8. Decorate the cupcakes with buttercream frosting once it is cool.

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