You'll remove the middle of your vegan chocolate cupcake with a spoon. Then we fill the cupcakes with chocolate frosting! Ahem! You can use a piping bag, or a spoon to do this. I use the same piping bag I’m going to use to pipe the frosting on top of the cupcakes later on.
– 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour or gluten-free flour – 1/4 cup cocoa powder – 3/4 cup sugar use coconut organic brown, or organic granulated – 1/2 teaspoon espresso powder optional – 3/4 teaspoon baking soda – 1/2 teaspoons baking powder – 1/2 teaspoon salt – 3/4 cup hot brewed coffee or hot water – 1/2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar – 1/3 cup avocado oil or another neutral vegetable oil of your preference – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract