My first icing experiment with cupcakes.. And I really enjoyed it πŸ‘©β€πŸ³πŸ˜Ž

Someone asked me If I could bake cupcakes for her daughter’s first birthday. And at first I was not sure If I should commit for this. And then finally I thought to give it a go. And here is the result.
πŸ“ΈπŸ‘‰ Dark Cocoa cupcakes with butter cream frosting

Checkout the detailed recepie below πŸ‘‡

Preparation time: 20 mins

Cooking time: 15 mins

Serves: 12 nos.

For Cupcakes:

  • Plain flour: 1 n 1/2 cups
  • Granulated sugar: 2/3 cup
  • Eggs: 3 large
  • Milk: 1/4 cup
  • Baking soda: 1/4 tsp
  • Baking powder: 1 tsp
  • Salt: 1/4 tsp
  • Cocoa powder: 2 tbsp
  • Cinnamon powder: 1/4 tsp
  • Vanilla essence: 1 tsp
  • Choco chips: 1/2 cup
  • Vegetable oil: 1/2 cup
  • White vinegar: 1 tsp
  • Paper liners: 12

For Frosting:

  • Confectioners / Icing sugar: 2 cups
  • Unsalted Butter: 1 cup at room temperature
  • Vanilla essence: 1 tsp
  • Milk: 2 tbsp


  • Pre heat the oven at 180Β°C for 20 mins.
  • In a bowl, whisk together oil and granulated sugar with vinegar using hand whisker or stand mixer.
  • Add eggs one by one to this and whisk till fluffy.
  • In another bowl, sieve together plain flour,baking powder,baking soda, cocoa powder and salt.
  • Divide and add this gradually to the whisked egg mix and whisk the dry ingredients on low speed .
  • Add milk simultaneously.
  • Add vanilla essence and give it a mix .
  • Mix 1 tsp flour with the choco chips and add this to the batter.
  • Mix with the spatula. The batter is ready.
  • Place paper liners in the cupcake tray.
  • Pour batter to 3/4 th level. Bake for 12 to 15 mins at 180Β°C.
  • Remove from oven, let it cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, whisk together butter and icing sugar on high speed for 5 mins.
  • Add vanilla essence and milk and whisk till peak appears or till you get the thick creamy consistency.
  • Fill this in an icing bag with desired nozzle.
  • Decorate the cupcakes with frosting and chocochips and serve.

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