Sunday, April 10, 2011

Moist chocolate banana cupcake

Another chocolate banana cupcake to present, this round i finally got the taste i want. It taste like brownie very moist with a tint of banana and chocolate taste. The portion was very well combined not too strong of banana and not too strong of chocolate. All i can it absolutely yummy! It can be eaten warm and cold. A definite recipes that i will keep.

I gave 2 to my sis and the feed back was excellent. I prefer to eat it cold from fridge and top it with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream. Ooh! Gosh! It taste heavenly for a humid day.

Makes 12 pieces
- 120g fine sugar
- 80g brown sugar
- 122g plain flour
- 38g cocoa powder
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 grade A egg
- 3 medium (banana mashed)
- 120ml water
- 60ml chocolate milk ( i used HL)
- 60ml melted unsalted butter
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp banana essence (optional)
- 80g chocolate chips (optional can use chopped walnuts/any nuts of your choice/ raisin)
- some roasted walnuts for deco

  1. Preheat oven at 180C.
  2. In a bowl, sift flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, add salt, sugar and chocolate chip mix well.
  3. In another bowl, whisk the egg.
  4. Add mashed bananas, water, milk, vanilla extract, banana essence and melted butter.
  5. Make a well in the dry ingredients, stir in the well ingredients till combined.
  6. Scoop mixture into the muffin cup 80% full and bake for 20 mins until cooked. (Do not over bake or else cupcakes will be dry)
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