Strawberry Surprise Chocolate Cupcakes

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I've seen many bakers adding jam to their cupcakes in some of the blogs. It looked rather interesting though. So I decided to try baking some myself, to have a taste of how it's like. Since owning "Fabulous Cake Business" for quite a while, I didn't have the opportunity to try any recipes from this book. Therefore, I decided to modify one of their recipe - Blueberry Cupcake to bake my Strawberry Surprise Chocolate Cupcakes.
Recipe for Strawberry Surprise Chocolate Cupcakes, modified from Fabulous Cake Business by Alex Goh.
Makes 27 regular cupcakes (No. 8 paper liner from Daiso)


250g Liv Unsalted butter, soften
160g Caster Sugar
50g Plain flour
4 Large eggs (weighs 60g per egg without shells)
(D) (sift together)
140g Plain flour
30g Cocoa powder
30g Corn flour
1 tsp Baking powder
50g Whole milk
180g Strawberry jam


Chocolate Buttercream


1. Beat (A) with a k-beater at medium speed until light and fluffy. Stop to scrap the sides and bottom of bowl with rubber spatula frequently.
2. Add (B) and cream until well blended. Gradually add (C) in 4 batches and cream until light and smooth. Stop to scrap the sides and bottom of bowl after each addition.
3. Add (D) and (E) alternately and mix at low speed until well blended.
4. Line the muffin moulds with the paper cups.
5. Scoop a small amount of the batter into the cups, then add a small teaspoon of the strawberry jam into the batter. Topped it up more batter and smooth the top.
6. Bake at 190C in the middle rack for 20 minutes.
7. Remove the cakes from the moulds immediately after baking and set aside to cool.
8. Decorate it by piping chocolate buttercream on top of the cake.


Janine @ Not the Kitchen Sink! said...
December 13, 2012 at 5:49 PM

how were the chocolate cupcakes? moist?

mydearbakes said...
December 14, 2012 at 5:21 PM

Wow, the cupcakes looked so yummy! Going to give your a recipe a try! Thanks for sharing! =D

passionbaker said...
December 16, 2012 at 8:24 AM

Hi Janine,
The cupcakes are not moist, it's dense, but not tough. Not sure if you understand what I meant.:p To answer you, it's not moist.

passionbaker said...
December 16, 2012 at 8:24 AM

Thanks mydearbakes. Hope you like it. Do share how it turned out for you.

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