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Recipe Submitted By : Aravind
Submitted on : 28/10/10
Serves : 1
Difficulty : Medium
Preparation Time : 10 Minutes


Cupcakes are easy to transport making them an ideal dessert for tailgating parties or picnics in the park.



2 cups all purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup water
2 large eggs
3/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 ounces melted unsweetened baking chocolate


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake pans with paper liners.
Combine all ingredients into large mixing bowl. Mix at low speed for 30 seconds, and scrape bowl. Mix at high speed for 3 minutes.
Fill liners 1/2 to 2/3 full of batter. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool 10 minutes in pans then remove from pan, and place on wire racks to cool completely.
Frost when chocolate cupcakes are completely cool.

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  • Suhani Panna
    By Suhani Panna on Nov 6, 2014 8:37 AM IST

    The recipe is quite easy as I found. But it's time taking . I dont think it' s status should be medium. But Iwill definitely try this at home !!

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