Double Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

Double-Chocolate-Cupcakes-Recipe-A-Southern-Wife-Patriotic-RecipesPatriotic Double Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe:

3 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped fine
1/3 cup cocoa powder
3/4 hot coffee
3/4 cup bread flour
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
6 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 eggs
2 teaspoons white vinegar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– In a medium bowl, combine the chopped chocolate and cocoa powder. Pour the hot coffee on top and whisk until smooth.  
– Refrigerate for 15-20 minutes.
– While you wait, preheat the oven to 350-degrees.
– Line your cupcake pan with paper liners, or grease.
– In another medium bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients and set them aside.  
– Remove the cooled mixture from the refrigerator and beat in the eggs.  
– Whisk in the oil, vinegar and vanilla until smooth.  
– Then stir in the dry ingredients a little at a time until smooth.
– Scoop the batter into the muffin pan cups – they should be no more than 2/3’s full.  
– Bake for about 16-19 minutes until a tester comes out clean.
– Turn the cupcakes out onto a wire rack after 10 minutes, and let cool completely before frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting:

6 cups powdered sugar
8oz butter
8oz cream cheese
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-2 tablespoons milk
patriotic sprinkles, candies, Etc.
– In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the sugar, vanilla, cream cheese, and butter, adding the milk as needed.  Beat for about 3 minutes until fluffy and thick.
– Spoon the frosting into a piping bag and decorate cooled cupcakes as desired with patriotic sprinkles or candies.
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  1. Pam Gurganus says

    These cupcakes are sooo pretty! They looks and sound delicious! Thank you for sharing the recipe! 🙂

  2. Linda Manns says

    Chocolate is my favorite and these sure do look delicious and the cream cheese frosting makes them look even better

  3. nicole dz says

    I love the flag design! And if it’s chocolate related it is for me. Very easy to make and follow for this recipe, and the kids could even help with this one. The love to lick the spoon and bowl.

  4. Tammy S says

    Oh these look amazing! Plus cream cheese frosting Yum! Thanks for the recipe. I love the way you did the double cup cake liners. Great idea!

    • A Southern Wife says

      Thanks, Tammy! I LOVE cream cheese frosting, it is my favorite. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment!! 🙂

  5. Betsy Barnes says

    I love the way these cupcakes looks, so festive! It’s a lovely recipe too, the chocolate lovers in my family will love them! 🙂

  6. Julie Wood says

    We love Cupcakes at our house and these Double Cupcakes look so delicious and I like the cream cheese frosting and will make these. Thanks for the recipe.

  7. Mahdi Martin says

    These sound delicious! I like how you put the extra cupcake liners on them. Very cute and festive!

    • A Southern Wife says

      Thanks for stopping by, Lisa! If you make this recipe, let me know how you like it! 😉

  8. Mary Brandis says

    I love chocolate and cream cheese frosting. These sound delicious!! Cute red, white and blue decorating to always remember the USA. These are sweets will have to try.

    • A Southern Wife says

      Chocolate and cream cheese frosting is one of my favorites for sure! Let me know how you like them!! 😉

  9. Sarah Hayes says

    gah they look amazing. i love festive treats and we will have to make these this summer. we all love chocolate here

    • A Southern Wife says

      Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment and thanks so much for the linky!! Love your site! 😉

  10. Alona Y says

    The only thing that makes my ears perk up more than the word chocolate is double chocolate! I have never heard of putting coffee in a mix like that, interesting!

  11. SuzySweeps (Suzanne R.) says

    Oh my goodness! I am SOOOO going to make these for an upcoming surprise party! 🙂 YUM! I love cupcakes, and these are making my mouth water! Thanks for the great recipe! BOOKMARKED! 🙂

  12. Rosie says

    Double yummy! I love the idea of double chocolate, and they are so cute! I wonder the reason for bread flour (as compared to all purpose or cake flour).

  13. Jeanine says

    This recipe reminds me of a cake we made when I was young- called wacky cake. The only cake recipe I ever heard of that uses vinegar.

  14. Anne says

    Interesting that these cupcakes are made with bread flour. I do keep bread flour on hand for use in my bread machine, so I might have to give them a try. And they certainly look simple enough to make. Thanks for the recipe!

  15. Christina Gould says

    I love those cupcake papers. So patriotic. And now I’m craving chocolate. Thanks for the info!

  16. jenn huey says

    I think I will make these festive cupcakes for the holiday. I love how you do an extra cupcake wrapper on the outside. so cute

  17. tanya holland says

    The cupcakes look great. I love trying different recipes and I think my girls would love these.

  18. Rebecca Parsons says

    I don’t think there is enough chocolate in this recipe lol just kidding it looks so good!

  19. Cindy McElwee says

    Got me on the Hot Coffee. I’ve never tried this before. I will be making it for a family reunion coming up. Thanks ♥

  20. David Smith says

    These cupcakes look really good. I am going to have to make some since I love chocolate cake also. Thank you for the recipe, my fiance will enjoy them too.

  21. robyn donnelly says

    I have a weakness for anything chocolate or sweet. These cupcakes look soooo good. Can’t wait to make them myself. Thanks.

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