How to make Chocolate Cupcakes -

A tasty and yummy cupcake with chocolate in it.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Cakes and Bakes.

Main Ingredients : dark Chocolate (डार्क चॉकलेट), Butter (मक्खन )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

  • dark Chocolate chopped 60 grams

  • Butter 1 3/4 cups

  • Butter 100 grams

  • Powdered sugar sieved 1 1/2 cups

  • Egg separated 4

  • Baking powder 3 teaspoons

  • Salt 1/4 teaspoon

  • Milk 1/2 cup

  • Vanilla essence 2 teaspoons

  • Icing sugar for dusting


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/ Gas Mark 4. Grease moulds or paper cups. Melt chocolate in a double boiler and add five tablespoons of boiling water. Cool this mixture slightly. Beat butter until soft. Add the sugar gradually.

Step 2

Blend these ingredients until they are very light and creamy. Beat in one egg yolk at a time. Add the chocolate mixture and mix. Sieve the flour with baking powder and salt. Mix milk and vanilla essence.

Step 3

Add the flour mixture in three parts to the butter-sugar mixture alternately with milk. Beat the batter until it is smooth after each addition.

Step 4

Whip egg whites until stiff but not dry. Fold them lightly into the cake batter. Pour into prepared moulds or paper cups till two thirds full and bake at 180°C/ 350°F/ Gas Mark 4 for thirty minutes.

Step 5

Cool on a wire rack before de-moulding. Sprinkle with icing sugar and serve.

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