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A delicious treat for you and the kids to enjoy.
Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt
In a separate bowl whisk together hot water and cocoa into a smooth paste. Add cold water and whisk until combined.
Cream butter for 1 minute, add caster sugar and one egg. Beat until light. Add other egg and beat then stir in vanilla.
Add ½ the flour to creamed mixture and beat on low until combined.
Add ½ cocoa mix and beat
Repeat with remaining flour and cocoa but don’t over beat.
Half fill cupcake papers.
Bake for 25mins at 170c or until springy
Cool in tin for 5 mins before removing to wire cooling rack.
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