Sunday, December 21, 2008

Chocolate cupcakes

Today mei mei is having a birthday party celebration with her friends. I decided to bake some chocolate cupcake for the party childrens parents to eat. I started my bake around 9am whereby i need to get everything ready by 1plus ~ baking + frosting. I double the portion of the recipe and it gave me 33 cuppies

Here's the chocolate cupcake recipe

1 1/3 cup all purpose flour
1/4 tsp bicarbonate soda
2 tsp baking powder
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/8 tsp salt
50g butter
1 1/3 cup castor sugar
2 eggs
3/4 tsp vanilla essence
1 cup milk


  1. Sift together flour, baking powder, bicarbonate soda, cocoa & salt. Set aside
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter & sugar until light and fluffy, add in eggs one at the time.
  3. Stir in vanilla and add flour mixture alternately with milk and mix well
  4. Fill the muffin cups slightly more than half
  5. Bake for 15 - 17 mins @ 180c
Cupcake before frosting
Cuppies after frostingButtercream icing
  • 35g shortening
  • 35g butter softened
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk
  1. In large bowl, cream shortening & butter with electric mixer.
  2. Add vanilla and sugar, beating at medium speed
  3. When all sugar has been mixed in icing will appear dry
  4. Add milk beat at medium speed until light fluffy


Food Lover said...

Your little princess is so fortunate to have a mummy that showers her with so much love and time. Nice chocolate cupcakes with the frosting. Even without the frosting the cake already looks so delicious.

Cookie said...

Hi AoE,

The cupcakes look very pretty for the worthy princess! Hope you has a great party! I love you barbie doll cake too!


Sylviamania said...

Your cupcakes are so pretty! How come everytime when I try to make cupcakes, they always sank in the middle leh? *scratch head*

Art of Eating said...

Thanks Food Lover for your kind compliment. Me paiseh

Thanks Cookie. The party turn out well and the kiddies have lots of fun.

Sylviamania, i had an encounterment the last time was, i leave the cake after bake in the oven too long that it sink down.

Sylviamania said...

Thanks for the tip! I'll take it out once they're done the next time!