How to make Pistachio Lava Cupcakes -

Chocolate ganache forms the centre of these pistachio cupcakes.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Pistachios (पिस्ते ), Dark chocolate (डार्क चॉकलेट)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Pistachio Lava Cupcakes

Pistachio Lava 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Pistachio Lava Cupcakes Recipe

  • Pistachios paste ½ cup

  • Dark chocolate ganache 1 cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups + ¼ cup

  • Eggs 2

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) ½ cup

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Butter ¼ cup

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Milk 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180° C. Line a baking tray with individual cupcake moulds.

Step 2

Break eggs into a bowl and whisk till light and fluffy with an electric beater. Add castor sugar and whisk.Add vanilla essence and whisk. Add butter and whisk well.

Step 3

Sieve in together flour and baking powder and whisk. Add pistachio paste and whisk. Add milk and whisk well to a smooth batter.

Step 4

Fill the batter into a piping bag with and pipe out into cupcake moulds upto ½. Put in a scoop of ganache in each mould and pipe out remaining batter on top.

Step 5

Place the tray in preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes.

Step 6

Demould and serve hot.

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