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Devil’s Food Cupcakes for Two

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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 2
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A chocolaty dessert for two that's ready in just 10 minutes, our Devil's Food Cupcakes for Two is made in the microwave.
By Stephanie Wise
Updated Feb 2, 2012
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  • 6 tablespoons Gold Medal™ unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened Dutch processed baking cocoa
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Powdered sugar
Make With
Gold Medal Flour


  • 1
    In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, granulated sugar, brown sugar and cocoa with whisk until thoroughly combined. Add eggs, oil and milk; stir with whisk until smooth.
  • 2
    Pour batter evenly into 2 (1-cup) microwavable coffee cups. Microwave on High about 3 minutes or until outsides edges are firm and centers are almost set. Watch to make sure the batter doesn’t overflow (if it looks like it’s about to overflow, stop the microwave until the batter settles back down, then continue to heat).
  • 3
    Immediately sprinkle cupcakes with powdered sugar. Serve warm.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Use high-quality baking cocoa for best results.
  • tip 2
    Top the cupcakes with warm caramel sauce or serve alongside a scoop of vanilla ice cream for extra oomph.
  • tip 3
    Add a few drops of red food color to the batter for an even more fitting Valentine’s Day cupcake.


Nutrition Facts are not available for this recipe
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