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Thimble Cakes' Chocolate Stout Cupcakes

A delightful twist on the traditional chocolate cupcake. This cake, from Thimble Cakes chef Wendy vanVelthoven has a gorgeous crumb!

Mix the following together:

¾ cup coconut milk
2 ¼ cup water
4 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
1 cup stout (we like St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout)
3 cups sugar
1 1/3 cup oil

Beat super well!

Sift in the following:

4 cups flour
1 1/3 cup dark (alkalized)** cocoa powder
1/2 cup light (non-alkalized)** cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt

Mix well, 2 minutes! It can take it!
Fill liners 2/3 full. Bake at 350 for 19 minutes large cupcakes, 9 minutes mini cupcakes.

**Note that the difference between alkalized and non-alkalized cocoa powder is important for the leavening action of the baking powder in the recipe. For more information on this interesting food chemistry, follow this link.

wheres the recipie for icing?

Hi! We don't have a recipe for icing for these cupcakes, but we will see if we can find one!