Line the cupcake tins with paper liners. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.
In a separate bowl add the eggs, whole milk, oil, and vanilla.
Add the eggs, whole milk, oil, and vanilla to the bowl holding the dry ingredients.
Mix all together until fully incorporated.
Beat for 3 minutes on medium.
Slowly add the boiling water, starting with a small amount then pouring in the remaining boiling water.
The batter may be a little runny.
Scoop batter into cupcake lined cups until 3/4 filled.
10. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
11. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
12. Take out of the cupcake pan placing on a wire rack until completely cooled.