Feb 12, 2015

Banana Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe / Chocolate Banana Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

I love baking, it is a kind of stress reliever for me. I enjoy the smell of baking a lot. Specially when something has bananas in them, my favourite ones..

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These cupcakes are like perfect for parties, they are soft fluffy and full of flavour. Plus they are so easy to make as well. You just need to mix wet and dry separately and combine them together. That easy..

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you...

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Baking Time : 20 mins
Makes : 12 cupcakes


All Purpose Flour / Maida -  1 cup / 120 grams
Cocoa Powder - 1/3 cup / 35 grams
Sugar - 1 cup / 200 grams
Baking Soda - 3/4 tsp
Baking Powder - 3/4 tsp
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Egg - 1
Mashed Banana - 1/2 cup
Warm Water - 1/2 cup / 120 ml
Oil - 1/4 cup / 60 ml (Use vegetable or any flavourless oil)
Milk - 1/4 cup / 60 ml
Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
Chocolate Butter Cream Frosting as needed (RECIPE HERE)

(My 1 cup measures 240 ml)


Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Line 12 muffin tray with cupcake wrappers.

Take mashed banana, egg, warm water, oil, milk, vanilla in a bowl and mix well. Set aside.

Take flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, salt in a bowl and mix well.

Pour wet ingredients into dry and mix well.

Scoop the batter into cupcake cases and bake for 20 mins. Insert a tooth pick to see whether the cake is cooked, the toothpick should come out clean.

Remove it from oven, let it cool comepletely.

Now pipe with butter cream or any of your favourite frosting.


Take all your ingredients

Start with warming your water..Dont boil it, just warm it up

Line the cupcake tray with cupcake cases
Start by mashing up your bananas,
 my bananas were very very ripe, not good 

for anything except for this cupcakes..

Add in a egg

and some oil

and some milk

and some vanilla essence

pour your warm water

mix well..set aside for a minute
take flour and sugar in a bowl

add in baking soda, baking powder and salt

add in cocoa powder

give a good mix

make a small well in the center

pour in the liquid mix

mix well

use a icecream scoop to scoop up the batter

fill the cupcake cases

all filled

bake to perfection

now cool this down

when they are cooling..I made a batch of this Chocolate Buttercream

i used this tip as well

Pipe over cooled cupcakes



  1. Hi arthi ur Cupcakes r gud. i luv to bake. Cud u tell me which brand of baking soda u use for baking,..

  2. @AnonymousI use a brand which my super market sell

  3. Mam now a days you are posting several baking receipes which people's like me won't dare to try them.Plz post some dishes which can be useful for our day to day cooking. Receipes with vegetables,meat etc.this is my humble request.I had tried most ur receipes ( not baked items) and everything came out well.my First try was ur sambar satham it was a major hit in my home.Plz consider my request.

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  5. want to try this recipe .Can u suggest how to modify it without using eggs...Thanks

  6. @AnonymousThy adding 2 tblspn of thick curd

  7. Mam can I bake it in Convection mode in Microwave? Pls tel the required time, TIA

  8. Oh God its looks perfect, you are too good dear. Baking cake always embrace me cause its can't be looks like your baking .I don't know which I miss the part or where my mistake. But I 'll keep my struggle InshaAllah till perfection .thanks a Ambreenlot

  9. Hey Aarthi!!
    i tried tis cupcake and it came out AWESOME!!! my dream to bake cupcakes has come true.. thanks for the step by step recipe..

  10. jus for a doubt.. if i want to reduce sweetness and reduce sugar to 1/2 cup, can i reduce the water to compensate the consistency of the batter? will it disturb the texture of the cake?

  11. jus for a doubt.. if i want to reduce the sweetness and reduce sugar to 1/2 cup, can i reduce the water amount to compensate the consistency of the batter? will it disturb the texture of the cake?

  12. @Dalreen Paulyou can reduce the sugar and reduce the water level a little.

  13. Hai arthi akka... am a big fan of u I hav tried many recipes n all cam out v well. I had a falier in this recipe I need ur help my batter came out a bit watery dnt no whts d mistak I add more flour n it also didnt work... wht can I do? Wht myt b my mistak?

  14. They look yummy, shd I do mixing with just a fork or hand mixer how long shd I mix

  15. @naima tariqmixing with a fork is good, u can use hand blender as well

  16. @Amseek Saldeenthis batter is a bit runny. but once you bake them till will give you soft and moist cupcake. dont add too much flour.

  17. Hi .. Could u tell the temperature at which v should pre heat the oven ... Thank you...

  18. Can i add 2 eggs and reduce water level. Why do we add warm water?

  19. Hi Aarthi,
    How are you? Well I baked this yesterday. Perfect and delicious. Thank you so much for sharing. Looking forward to try avocado loaf. Good day.


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