Will make 12 cupcakes
125g butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
150g caster sugar
2 medium eggs
185g self-raising flour
3 tablespoons cocoa powder mixed with 2 tablespoons milk
Preheat oven to 180 degree C (or 160 degree C if fan assisted)
Line a tin with cupcake paper cases.
Beat butter with the cocoa powder+milk mix until well mixed.
Add vanilla extract, sugar and eggs and beat with electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Stir in sifted flour and milk, in two batches.
Divide mixture into cake cases and bake for 20 minutes.
Recipe adapted from The Australian's Women Weekly Cupcakes and Fairycakes.