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Devil's Food Cupcakes

It might be a bit presumptuous to name this cake “perfect” but when you make it you'll know why. The ease of preparation, texture, richness, and moisture are perfect in every way. That's not to say that other cakes are less than perfect (it's not fair to compare), this one just happened to get the name. This version uses the Perfect Chocolate Cake recipe for cupcakes.


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Metric | US
  • Egg - 5⅜ oz
  • Canola Oil - 5¼ oz
  • Buttermilk - 12¾ oz
  • Granulated Sugar - 1⅜ lb
  • Coffee - 11⅞ oz
  • Vanilla Extract - 1/4 oz
  • All Purpose Flour - 13⅜ oz
  • Cocoa Powder - 5¼ oz
  • Salt - 3/8 oz
  • Baking Soda - 1/2 oz
  • Baking Powder - 1/4 oz


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