Emergency Blender Cupcakes

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

These are from Abby Dodge's book "Weekend Baker." Great cupcakes when your kid tells you at bedtime, "I forgot, I have to bring cupcakes tomorrow!"

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F Line 12 regular-sized muffin tin with paper or foil liners.
  2. Combine flour, cocoa, sugar, baking soda, and salt in a blender. Cover with the lid and blend on medium-speed until blended. Pour in the water, oil, egg and vanilla. Cover with the lid and blend on medium-high speed until sooth and well-blended, stopping to scrape down the sides once or twice.
  3. Pour into prepared pan/cups, dividing evenly. Bake until toothpick inserted in center of one cupcake comes out clean, 15-17 minutes.
  4. Transfer to rack to cool for about 10 minutes, and then remove cupcakes from the pan and set them on the rack to cool completely before frosting.
  5. Servings: 12.


Most Helpful

Wow, I am so impressed by this recipe. I whipped up a batch of this cause I needed something to take to a friends house and time was just flying by. I couldn't believe the end result was so delicious! I took most of them over there but kept a couple for myself. Wish I kept more, they are so good! Everyone complimented the cakes as well. Excellent recipe! Thanks for sharing.

Roxanne J.R. February 24, 2010

If there were a recipe Hall of Fame, this recipe would be in it. Lovely fine, soft texture with good cocoa flavor. I sometimes make 6 Texas-size cupcakes-bake for 23 to 25 minutes. Another of Abby Dodge's great recipes.

DJM April 19, 2009

These are an easy and efficient way to get a chocolate fix. You would never believe that they don't have actual chocolate in them. Really delicious. I especially enjoy that you can clean up in the time it takes to bake them. Just wonderful. Thank you M&M's mom for posting such a great recipe.

Sassy Syrah March 31, 2009

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