Saturday, January 1, 2011

Chocolate Cup Cake

This New Year got started with my sweet chocolate cup cakes. We loved it and found it more better than that we buy from stores.

Serves- 20 cakes


  1. Eggs-2
  2. All purpose flour- 1 cup
  3. Sugar - 1 cup
  4. Cocoa powder(unsweetened)- 2 tablespoon
  5. Vanilla essence(optional)- 1 teaspoon
  6. Heavy whipped cream-1/4 Cup
  7. Milk- 1/4 Cup
  8. Chocolate icing for topping
  9. White Chocolate bar for topping

  1. Beat the eggs thoroughly with a scrambler till foamy. Hand scrambler as well as mixer can be used.
  2. Put in the sugar and stir well. Beat the mixture well. For ease keep it in very low flame and stir till ribbon consistency.
  3. Sieve and add the flour.
  4. Similarly add the cocoa powder.
  5. Add the baking powder.
  6. Pour in the Vanilla essence(optional).
  7. Add milk and 1/4 cup cream.
  8. Beat the mixture well.The mix should me neither loose nor hard.Should attain fine consistency.
  9. Pour in the batter into the cup cake baking mould/paper
  10. Preheat the oven to 180 C or 300 F.
  11. Keep the mould at 180 C for 20 mins for baking
  12. To check if the cake is baked properly, check with a skewer or toothpick. It would come clean if cooked fine.
  13. Take out and cool.
  14. Apply a layer of the chocolate icing on to the top
  15. Grate chocolate using and ordinary vegetable grater and scatter on the icing
  16. Refrigerate for 10 mins for the icing to set.
Cup cakes are ready. Serve guests with these cup cakes,they are sure to drop in again!

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