Looking for the perfect chocolate cupcake recipe, then look no further. This is the best moist chocolate mocha cupcake recipe creating a perfectly moist, extremely chocolate cupcake, topped with a supreme fudgy chocolate icing.

Best Moist Chocolate Mocha Cupcake Recipe



  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsweet cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup strong hot coffee


  1. Combine flour, cocoa, sugar, baking soda and salt in a bowl
  2. Combine eggs, melted butter and vanilla in an another bowl
  3. Add dry ingredients to the moist ingredients beat with mixer on medium speed for 1 minute
  4. Stir hot coffee into bowl stirring until well blended
  5. Scoop batter evenly into paper lined muffin tins.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 18 – 20 minutes, until toothpick comes clean when inserted

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