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2 ¼ cups flour
1 2/3 cup sugar
¾ cup butter
2/3 cup cocoa
1 ¼ cups water
1 ¼ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
¼ teaspoon baking powder
2 eggs
1-2 cups chocolate chips


Preheat oven to  350 degrees. Line a muffin tin with cupcake papers.

Combine butter and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla. In a separate bowl combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Alternate adding water and flour mixture to the butter/sugar/egg mixture. Add chocolate chips and mix until blended.

Fill cupcake papers 2/3 full and bake for 18 to 20 minutes a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake will come out clean.

After cupcakes are cool frost with your favorite frosting.