By the way, I like so much your baking cups…!!! This way, the meringue will hold the shape you piped or spread it. The one and only homemade chocolate cupcake recipe you need! Cupcakes are a small, individual cake. These are a perfect example. About bamboo steamer — A reader name Elly a few comments above you commented that she uses steamer and the texture is not like mine. Anyway, these steamed cakes look awesome. They are dense and moist, which is what I prefer. While the ice cream scoops are freezing solid, go ahead and make your marshmallow meringue topping.
Thank you for creating and sharing this recipe! I must post them one day when they look good enough to be photographed… They are absolutely delicious and I had problems to keep them even one day because they were so soft and irresistible… This matcha version is of course fantastic! Imagine having a single searchable index of all your recipes — both digital and print! I only steamed like this once for red bean pudding cakes like ones I ate as a child in Hong Kong and wish I knew the trick with the towel! Unfrosted cupcakes freeze better than frosted and frozen cupcakes are easier to frost. It should be consumed in 2-3 weeks. Make sure cupcakes are completely cooled before frosting. It was either in the late 1700s or the mid-1800s, depending on the source. Start at the outside edge, spiral up towards the center and pull tip up. For one, you can choose to make mini cupcakes, standard size or giant cupcakes, depending on the muffin pan that you use. Beyond that, you can change up the flavors easily by adding in different ingredients or by using different cake mixes.
Because I could only fit one at a time, this took an hour instead of 20 minutes. All opinions expressed are my own. I can see that you used the bamboo steamer baskets for the presentation of these fabulous steamed cakes like I did with your Green Tea Cookies! Do you remember when you were a kid and time seemed to stand still? As mentioned, you can either make cupcakes from scratch or from a box of Betty Crocker cake mix. Then remove cupcakes from the pans and place them on a cooling rack to continue cooling. I read here I can make it with bamboo steamer, so I will try next time. It should be at the right consistency as pipe design may sink while steaming if the batter is too watery. In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs, sugar, brown sugar, oil, and vanilla together until completely smooth.
It's a wonderful world out there just waiting to be discovered, but are you ready to be an explorer? I made two substitutions whole wheat pastry flour instead of white flour and coconut oil instead of vegetable oil and they still turned out great! I made some cookies from this cookbook a few months ago which were actually quite delicious and tasted nothing like a cake mix. I live with my husband in Japan and I often buy the store brands of mushipan, but I want to learn to make it myself. I love that you serve them with the red bean paste. Hi Nami, love your site and recipes! I did use baking powder and I steamed it in a wok and the cover was lined with a kitchen towel as you have suggested. With a range of mouthwatering cakes to choose from this cookbook is a must for those with a sweet tooth.
I know it seems like there are a lot of kitchen tools used in this recipe, but hopefully they are ones you currently have in your kitchen. This hardback book has 222 pages and measures: 22. How To Caramelize Bananas This banana muffins recipe uses caramelized bananas instead of mashed banana in the batter. For an egg substitute, try replacing one whole egg with ¼ cup of fat- and cholesterol-free egg product or two egg whites. I also show you exactly how to fill a piping bag with frosting the easiest way! Maybe top it off with some kind of chocolate shaped design, or just chocolate shavings…oh the ideas! I just have to make them! Since the matcha powder has not past the expiration date. She had one on day 2! Sorry I cannot give you a specific store name. Muffins are defined as a quick bread, usually denser.
Homemade Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Vanilla Swirl Frosting I felt a little fancy in the kitchen the day I made these chocolate cupcakes and ended up baking a second batch and swirling vanilla and milk chocolate frostings on top. All images and content on this site are copyright protected. These cupcakes are still so fudgy! Ever since my Dad became a Papa, Saturdays became Donut Day…. I only have a handful of cookbooks left to cook from, and I am determined to complete this project. Thank you so much Nami~!! I am unsure of the exact bake time for the cake.
Here I share my transformational lifestyle tips, new techniques, and luscious, original recipes for a new, vital way of living. Best regards, Carolyn Hi Nami! Caramelizing the banana helps bring out and enhance the flavor. Be sure to read that helpful post! Pour half of the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. After steaming the color was not much different.
To do this, I like to flash freeze the cupcakes uncovered for 15-20 minutes and then cover tightly with cling wrap. Can you find food and water in the wild? You may use milk instead, keeping in mind the frosting won't be as creamy. I also used melted butter instead of the oil. Decorating gel, hard candies and colored sugars do not freeze well because they tend to run during thawing. I love Japanese bread and dessert. Gently stir - about 5 stirs.