Chocolate Cupcakes with Coconut Buttercream Frosting
3/4 Cup Butter (1 1/2 Stick)
2 Cups Sugar
2 Cups A.P. Flour
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
3/4 Cup Cocoa powder
1 1/2 Cup Milk
2 Teaspoons Vanilla
Line muffin tins and preheat oven to 350
Beat Butter until softened. Add sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Measure Dry Ingredients [Flour, Baking Soda, Salt and Cocoa Powder] in small bowl. Mix well.
Measure Milk and Vanilla into bowl
Add 1/3 of Dry Ingredients to butter/sugar mix, beat to combine. Add half of milk and Vanilla. Alternate wet and dry ingredients, ending with dry.
Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.