198 Reviews

Well, these are fantastic! Moist and very rich. I plan on putting raspberry icing on top. I'm going to replace the chocolate cupcake recipe i've been using with this one!
Also, I substituted the water for milk, as others suggested. I dont know how much that contributed to their being delicious, but unless i'm making these for vegans, i'm going to use the milk.

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corelila May 15, 2012

Very nice! Like other reviewers, I was skeptical about the no eggs. I added the vinegar at the last second, hoping that it would mix with the baking soda and turn into a nice rise. It did! The first time I used the amount of sugar specified. I topped it with a seriously-sweet raspberry icing. The 2nd time I added about 1/4 cup more sugar because I was using a low-sugar icing. Turned out great! Definitely a keeper - thank you!

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Riaketty April 28, 2012

I've used this recipe twice now. First time I stuck to the recipe, although I was hesitant at using both the salt and vinegar. The first batch had a funny after-taste, which I figured was the vinegar. So for the second batch, I missed out the salt and vinegar and replaced it with 1 tbsp of coffee (just took a tbsp out of a black coffee I had made for my fiance!)....this produced mush better results! The texture of the cupcakes (both times) were very moist, like something you can buy at the coffee shops, so now after making my own changes, I'm very happy. Thanks for the recipe. I also used "Kittencal's Chocolate Frosting/Icing" recipe from food.com to frost....very yummy!

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LouE April 14, 2012

These were so yummy! I also used milk instead of water. Just sounded like a good idea. The cake is so moist and delicious!

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littlemunkypie April 01, 2012

This recipe is soooo yummy! I had to add more coco powder and sugar ( and chocolate chips) to make it to my liking, but overall they were super moist super rich. I put a homemade marshmallow frosting on top and it made it even more tasty. The only issue I had was that they kind of stuck to the liners other than that i'm definitely making these again!

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CupcakeMadness March 26, 2012

I absolutely loved this! I made my first ever batch of cupcakes yesterday using this recipe, and they turned out divine. Easy peasy, super simple to follow, and really good. I love how storing them in the fridge didn't harden them and the family even agreed they tasted better after pulling them out of the fridge. I used a simple butter icing and they were a match made in heaven. Definitely a must-try!

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KatterBug February 25, 2012

I substituted sweet potatoes for the oil. 1:1 and used low fat milk instead of water. I mixed the wet and dry ingredients separately and added the vinegar last, wasn't sure how it would react to the milk. Baked 15 minutes in silicone cups. Frosted with a cream cheese frosting and they turned out super moist, rich and delicious!

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xgemxx February 20, 2012

This is an awesome recipe :) i made minor changes (1 1/4 cup sugar, 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, and replacing the water for milk :P) does anyone know why mine would be over done at 19 minutes??? i made sure the temperature was correct, and when i did my second batch, 15 min. 30 sec. was perfect :) and ideas???

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madiwatkins123 February 07, 2012

Great easy recipe! Good because there was no need for eggs and I had everything required in my fridge/pantry already. I took the advice of others and used milk instead of water added a bit more sugar and cocoa and the recipe came out perfect. Was looking for a good easy chocolate cupcake recipe for my mini cupcakes to celebrate my birthday. Very happy. Next time I might try to add coffee.

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lcrall January 22, 2012

Like a lot of people, I put milk instead if water and they turned out good! But I should have added more sugar because they weren't that sweet, but they were still pretty good(:

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yummyummyfood January 22, 2012
Mom's Chocolate Cupcakes