Kid-Friendly Chocolate Cupcake Recipe: Fun And Delicious Treats For Little Bakers!

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Classic Chocolate Cupcakes

These classic chocolate cupcakes are a hit with kids of all ages. Here’s how to make them:

Ingredients:

Easy Chocolate Cupcake Recipe
Easy Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp white or apple cider vinegar

Steps:

Preheat oven to 350°F and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
In a large bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking soda, and salt.
In a separate bowl, mix together water, oil, vanilla extract, and vinegar.
Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
Divide batter evenly among cupcake liners.
Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Let cool before frosting with your favorite chocolate frosting.

Double Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

For a decadent twist on the classic chocolate cupcake, try these double chocolate chip cupcakes:

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp white or apple cider vinegar
1 cup chocolate chips

Steps:

Follow the same steps as the classic chocolate cupcakes, adding chocolate chips to the batter before dividing among cupcake liners.
Bake as directed and enjoy the extra burst of chocolatey goodness!