HERSHEY'S “Especially Dark” Chocolate Cupcakes

Details

Time
40 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
36 cupcakes

They're alive! Okay, not quite. But these chocolate monster cupcakes are sure to be the life of any party. If it's Halloween or a scary birthday bash, you can decorate these easy cupcakes at home or with the kids. They're a fun fright for everyone.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
3 minutes
Bake Time
27 minutes
Cool Time
10 minutes

Ingredients

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Step-By-Step-Directions

Equipment Needed 

Bowl
Bowl
Mixer
Mixer
Foil or Paper Baking Cups
Foil or Paper Baking Cups
Muffin Cup Tin
Muffin Cup Tin
1

Heat oven to 350° F. Line 36 muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with foil or paper baking cups.

2

Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Fill each cup about half full with batter.

3

Bake 10 minutes; carefully sprinkle 10 to 12 (about 1 teaspoon) chocolate chips on top of each cupcake. Continue baking an additional 15 to 17 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely.