Cocoa Cupcakes

  • Preparation 30 MIN
    Cooking 20 MIN
  • Makes 18
  • Freezes






  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 180 °C (350 °F). Line 18 muffin cups with paper or silicone liners. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine the sugar, flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, water, oil, vinegar, and vanilla with a whisk. Add the dry ingredients and stir until the batter is smooth.
  4. With a 45 ml (3 tablespoons) ice cream scoop, spoon the batter into the cups. Bake for about 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre of a cupcake comes out clean. Let cool on a wire rack.


  1. In a bowl, beat together all the ingredients with an electric mixer until the frosting is smooth.
  2. With a spreading knife or pastry bag fitted with a plain or fluted tip, frost the cooled cupcakes.

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Nutrition Facts

For 1 serving

Content % Daily Value
Calories 264  
Total Fat 11.5 g  
Saturated Fat 3 g  
Sodium (salt) 35 mg  
Carbohydrates 40 g  
Fibre 1 g  
Protein 2 g