Yogurt Vanilla Cupcakes W/ Chocolate Frosting

Recipe by GingerPeach
READY IN: 1hr 15mins




  • Begin with the frosting to allow time for it to cool.
  • Mix the sugar and cocoa together in a small saucepan.
  • Add half of the milk, stirring constantly until blended.
  • Then add the rest of the milk.
  • Cook on medium heat until the mixture begins to boil.
  • Lower heat and let simmer for a 3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let cool for 3 minutes.
  • Add the vanilla and chocolate chips, mixing until dissolved.
  • Let cool at room temperature, or cover and refrigerate for future use.
  • For the cake, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl.
  • In a large bowl, mix the butter and sugar until well blended.
  • Add the eggs to the butter/sugar mixture.
  • Gradually add the flour mixture and yogurt to the butter/sugar mixture.
  • Fill muffin molds 2/3 full and bake for about 20 minutes until it passes the clean toothpick test.
  • To frost, hold a muffin upside-down over the frosting, gently dunk it and twist as you pull it out.