Perfectly Moist Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

Perfectly Moist Chocolate Cupcake Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image by Mortar and Pastry via YouTube


Craving for some sweets? How about you make this perfectly moist chocolate cupcake recipe by Mortar and Pastry? You’ll be surprised how easy it is to make them and how good these cupcakes will turn out. I promise you it will not disappoint! I made this for a party, and everyone loved it, especially the kids. People will think you’re a professional baker when you make this recipe from scratch. It’s rich, chocolatey, and moist – the perfect treat to satisfy your cravings.



  • 1 1/2 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 cup of cocoa powder
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of instant coffee powder or granules
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/3 cup of vegetable oil
  • 1 medium egg
  • 1 tablespoon of vinegar


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Step 1:

Start by preheating your oven to 356 F and lining your muffin tin with cupcake liners.

Step 2:

Sift together 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, and 1/2 teaspoon of cocoa powder over a large bowl to remove any lumps. Next, add 1 cup of sugar and 1 teaspoon of instant coffee. Whisk everything until well combined.

Step 3:

Create a well in the center and add 1 cup of water, 1/2 cup of oil, 1 medium egg, and 1 tablespoon of vinegar. Whisk until smooth and free of lumps. Transfer to a liquid measuring cup.

Perfectly Moist Chocolate Cupcake Recipe Ingredients
Image by Mortar and Pastry via YouTube

Step 4:

Pour the chocolate mixture into each cupcake liner. Make sure not to put too much.

Perfectly Moist Chocolate Cupcake Recipe Instructions
Image by Mortar and Pastry via YouTube

Step 5:

Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for about 18 to 20 minutes. To check if it’s done, you can press it with your finger. If it springs back when pressed, your cupcake is ready.

Step 6:

Once done baking, place the muffin tin with the cupcakes in a cooling rack to let them cool completely. Once cooled, remove each of them from the tin. You can add icing if desired. Enjoy!


Love this very easy dessert recipe? If so, make sure to check Mortar and Pastry on YouTube. They have tons of great recipes for you. 

Perfectly Moist Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

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