Thursday, August 29, 2013

Blogging Marathon -Last Day - Choco Vanilla Mini Cupcakes

So its the last day of our "Blogging Marathon"..phew! and no better way to end it but with something sweet. Sticking by my policy of easy recipes..I made some cute little mini chocolate cupcakes and then dressed them up with a vanilla frosting and some glitter balls! They look so dainty and pretty and tasted equally awesome.
Now coming back to this event...i thoroughly enjoyed it and look forward to participating in many such interesting events.As of now enjoy the Choco Vanilla Mini Cupcakes!


Flour - 1 cup

Cocoa powder - 1/2 cup

Sugar - 1 cup

Salt - 1/2 tsp

Egg - 1 large

Milk - 1/4 th cup

Vanilla essence - 1 tsp

Vegetable oil - 1/4th cup

Baking powder - 1/2 tsp

Baking soda - 1/2 tsp

Boiling hot water - 1/2 cup

For the butter cream frosting:

Butter - 100 gms @ room temperature

Icing sugar - 100 gms

Mix the butter and icing sugar into a fine smooth paste. Fill in your piping bag and keep in the refrigerator.


Preheat oven to 180 deg C.

Line and prepare cupcake moulds.

Sift together all the dry ingredients - flour,cocoa,baking powder, baking soda except sugar.

In a large bowl cream together sugar and egg until light and pale in colour. Add the milk , vegetable oil and vanilla essence and beat well for 2 mins on medium speed if using a hand blender.

Now gently mix in the dry mixture and give it a good stir. 

Lastly add the boiling hot water and mix well into the mixture.

Pour into the prepared cupcake moulds and bake for 15- 20 mins.

 Once the cupcakes cool down dress them up pretty your way.

Serve with love!

My fellow food bloggers in the marathon are :

Kamalika @ Silence Sings 

Sayantani @ A Homemaker's Diary 

Amrita - vishalSweet 'n' Savoury

Indrani @ Appyayan