This made-from-scratch Milk Chocolate Cupcake Recipe will have you ditching store-bought cake mix forever. The cake is soft and fluffy, and the milk chocolate frosting melts in your mouth. Perfect for birthdays, special occasions, and everyday treats.

You’ll love these cupcakes just the way they are (with a cold glass of milk of course). But if you want to jazz them up a bit try filling them with homemade chocolate ganache or drizzling the tops with salted caramel sauce.

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Milk Chocolate Cupcakes

What’s in this Milk Chocolate Cupcake Recipe?

Milk Chocolate Cupcakes

Frosting Ingredients

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How to Make this Recipe

Milk Chocolate Cupcakes

1. Mix the cocoa powder and hot water together to make a paste.

2. Mix together the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. In another bowl, whisk together the oil, eggs, vanilla, and sour cream.

3. Mix together the dry ingredients, the egg and oil mixture, and the cocoa paste until the batter forms.

4. Divide the batter evenly into a muffin tin.

5. Pipe the frosting on the completely cooled cupcakes and enjoy!

Milk Chocolate Cupcakes

Milk Chocolate Cupcakes

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