|1/2 cup Unsalted Butter, Room Temperature
1/2 cup Sugar
|Preheat oven to 350 F. Line cupcake tins with paper liners.
In a large mixing bowl or with an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar.
Add vegetable oil and mix until incorporated.
In a heatproof mixing bowl, microwave the chocolate on HIGH for 1 minute; stir every 30 seconds. Add to mixture.
Add eggs, one at a time, until each is fully incorporated. Add vanilla extract and water.
Sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cocoa powder. Add sifted ingredients to the mixture; alternate adding the milk. Mix until just incorporated.
Fill cupcake liners 1/2 to 3/4 full with batter. Bake 13-15 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
Let cool in pan for about 10 minutes and then place cupcakes on a wire rack to cool completely, at least 1 hour.
Frost cupcakes and serve.