Eggless chocolate cupcakes
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 + ¼ cup superfine sugar
  • 1 cup yogurt/ hung curd
  • 1+ ½ cup maida
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • 1tsp coffee powder (optional)
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ cup milk, room temp
  1. Preheat your oven at 180 degree celcius and line your cupcake tray with cupcake liners.
  2. In a bowl add in oil and sugar. Make sure to whisk these two really well, till the mixture becomes light and pale.
  3. In the same bowl add in yogurt. Mix this in as well.
  4. Put a large sieve over the same bowl and sift flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and coffee powder. Adding in coffee powder is completely optional. You can choose to leave it out.
  5. Once sifted, fold in dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix just till there are very small flour pockets left.
  6. Now add in milk, mix everything really nicely and ensure there are no lumps in the batter.
  7. Using an ice cream scoop, fill ¾th of each cupcake liner and bake these at 180 degree celcius for 20-25 minutes.
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