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Chocolate Cupcakes

Author: Shelly


  • cups Flour
  • cups Sugar
  • teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • cup Cocoa Powder
  • ½ cup Shortening or Dairy Free "Butter" We like Earth Balance
  • 1 cup Milk Alternative We use Soy Milk
  • 2 tablespoons Soy Flour plus 2 tablespoons of water to replace eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla


  • Mix all the dry ingredients in a large bowl with a whisk.
  • To the dry ingredients add the shortening, milk, water, and vanilla.
  • Beat the batter with a mixer for 2 minutes.
  • Scrape the bowl and mix for 2 minutes more.
  • Grease a muffin tin or line with muffin liners and fill ⅔ full with cake batter.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until fully baked.
  • Cool before frosting.