Sunday, 3 April 2016

Chocolate chip cupcakes

    Hi friends, yes missed blogging for so long time.  All this time, has been spent well with improvising my cooking skills, and specially BAKING <3  My hubby has promised me another bigger model of OTG, next month, so YAY excited.  You can definitely stay tuned for more cakey recipes then.  So, chalo let's move to our post. There are two types of Baking, we can see in any forum - one will be completely catchy and fancy with fondant and icing, and keeps the promise to inspire any layman into baking, other type is nothing fancy, but simple baked treats which is an whole hearted meal by itself and serves as an comfort food.  Yes, our post falls on later, Heavenly Chocolate chip cupcakes, which is an perfect accompaniment to our Tea-time.



These simple treats are yum, and best served warm.  And the best part of this recipe is that, these are made of maida and an part of wheat flour, giving them an additional healthy quotient as an uplift.  They  make an great option for your kids snack break as well.  You can refrigerate and consume them within five days, but please do microwave/reheat for an warm super yum treat.



Preparation time:  20 minutes
Baking time: 22 minutes
Yields: 10 medium sized cupcakes

Ingredients required:

  • 50 grams of unsalted butter
  • 100 grams of caster sugar
  • 1 tbspn vanilla essence
  • 1 large egg
  • 80 grams of All purpose flour
  • 60 grams of Wheat flour (I used Aashirvaad brand)
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup or 65 grams of dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup of milk

Method

Pre-heat the oven to 180 degree celsius.

Combine both the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in an bowl, sift them once, keep aside.  

Cream butter, sugar and essence in an bowl.


Add egg with an pinch of flour so that it does not curdle.


Now, add sifted dry ingredients and milk, alternatively to get an smooth batter.  


Finally, fold in all chocolate chips into the batter



Using spoon, fill them in paper lined cupcakes, not more than three fourth and bake in 180 degree celsius for first 12 minutes, then lower the temperature to 150 degree celsius and bake for another 10 minutes.   


Cool them over wire rack and serve them warm.  


Enjoy with milk/tea :)  Happy Baking


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