Sunday, November 20, 2011

Orange Chocolate Marble Cupcake

I am submitting this post to Aspiring Bakers #13: Enjoy Cupcakes (November 2011), hosted by Min of Min's Blog.


120g unsalted butter
90g caster sugar
1/4tsp salt
2 eggs
140g cake flour
1tsp baking powder
juice of 1 orange (about 60g)
zest of 1 orange

1 1/2tsp cocoa powder

1. Preheat oven to 180C.
2. Line muffin tin with paper casing and set aside.
3. Sift flour and baking powder together, set aside
4. Beat butter, sugar and salt until light and creamy.
5. Slowly add egg and orange zest, beat until well combined.
6. Fold in flour and orange juice alternately until well combined.
7. Scoop 3tbsp of batter into a small bowl and mix in cocoa powder.
8. Pour cocoa batter into orange batter.
9. With a spatula use a cutting stroke to mix the two batter and stir once or twice will do.
10.Spoon batter into paper casing until 3/4 full.
11.Bake in preheated oven for 20-25mins.
12.Remove cupcakes from tin and cool on a wire rack.


~Kate~ said...


Angie's Recipes said...

Orange and chocolate...I love the combination of flavours. They look so smooth and light in texture.

Joceline said...

Send me 2 pcs for my tea break. :) :)

Look nice & very yummy!! said...

Frosting is no longer needed for this cupcake. At the way I look at it, its already perfect. The cupcakes are moist and based on the ingredients, this is surely one tasty cupcakes.

Happy Flour said...

Hi Angie,

This is indeed the best combination, you can taste both flavours at one time.

Happy Flour said...

Hi Joceline,

No problem, I will send you a box of tea bag too.

Happy Flour said...

Hi Lester,

Thanks for your nice words. :)

Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover said...

nice combo of orange and chocolate!

Happy Flour said...

Hi Sonia,

Thanks :)