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Black magic cupcakes

Black Magic Cake

Black Magic Cake - extremely moist, rich and so chocolatey. And it's super easy to whip up; no need to use any mixer!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 -18
Calories 533kcal
Author Imma


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk or sour milk
  • 1 cup strong black coffee OR 2 teaspoons powdered instant coffee plus 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cream Cheese Frosting.

  • 8 ounce unsalted butter softened
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Adjust oven rack to lower-middle position and preheat to 350 degrees F. Line muffin pan with baking cup liners
  • In a large bowl mix together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add eggs, buttermilk, coffee, oil and vanilla; Mix with a spatula or wooden spoon for about 2 minutes (Batter will be thin). Pour batter evenly into prepared pans.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove cupcakes from pan and cool them completely on a cooling rack.

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • In a large bowl, beat together the butter and cream cheese with an electric mixer.Add powdered sugara cup at a time untill smooth and creamy. Beat in vanilla extract


Calories: 533kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 472mg | Potassium: 189mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 54g | Vitamin A: 800IU | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 1.1mg