Jam Filled Cupcakes Recipe with step by step pictures. Fluffy vanilla cupcakes filled with jam and topped with chocolate icing.
Have you made the orange jam recipe which I posted earlier, if not try it immediately. Because you need that to do this yummy filled cupcakes. Don’t worry, you can make this with any jam as you like. I had some leftover jam lying in the fridge for weeks, I was so bored of spreading it on toast and eating. I wanted to make something new out of that. Hence this cupcakes were born. These are jam filled cupcakes which are covered with a jammy chocolaty frosting. It was D-E-L-I-C-I-O-U-S.
About Jam Filled Cupcakes Recipe
A cupcake is a small cake that serves one person and is baked in a small thin paper or aluminium cup. Frosting and other cake decorations, such as fruit and candy, may be used, as with larger cakes. The term “cupcake” was first used in the late 1800s to describe cakes made with ingredients measured by the cupful. With a pound of butter, a pound of sugar, a pound of flour, and a pound of eggs, the traditional pound cake recipe was simple to remember.
Similarly, the name “cupcake” derives from the recipe’s measurements: 1 cup butter, 2 cups sugar, 3 cups flour, and 4 eggs. A cake like this is not only delicious and moist, but I also think it's pretty. Can smear store-bought jam on a cake and dust it with powdered sugar.
Ingredients for Jam Filled Cupcakes Recipe
All Purpose Flour / Maida
Maida requires more oil or butter when baking or cooking because it is lighter and rises faster, which is why bakers prefer maida to atta. All-purpose flour can be used for a variety of tasks, including baking, cooking, coating meats and vegetables, and thickening sauces and gravies. To manufacture all-purpose flour, a blend of
hard wheat (which has more gluten) and soft wheat is crushed together.
Baking powder is used in baked goods to increase volume and lighten the texture. It works by releasing carbon dioxide gas into a batter or dough via an acid-base reaction, which causes bubbles in the wet mixture to expand and leaven the mixture.
Because of the fantastic flavour it adds, vanilla essence is used in almost every recipe for baked goods. Vanilla extract is always added to desserts because it adds flavour chemically and also brings out the flavours of other ingredients in the mixture.
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Jam Filled Cupcakes Recipe
- 1¾ cup All Purpose Flour (200 grams)
- 1 cup Sugar (200 gms)
- 2 tsp Baking powder
- 2 Eggs
- ⅔ cup Milk (160 ml)
- 100 grams Butter melted
- 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
- Jam as per your need
For Chocolate Jam Icing:
- 3 tbsp Jam
- 100 grams Dark Chocolate Chips
- Take eggs, milk, vanilla,melted butter in a bowl. Mix well. Set this aside till use.
- In a mixing bowl take flour, sugar and baking powder and mix well. Pour the mixed wet ingrediants in this and mix into a smooth batter.
- Now line your muffin tray with liners. Scoop out some batter using a icecream scoop and fill the cases.
- Top it with a tblspn of orange jam (or any jam) and pour another scoop of batter.
- Now bake this in the oven for 20-25 mins.
- Let it cool down before icing.
- For Icing, Take jam and chocolate in a bowl. Place this bowl over another bowl of simmering water and melt it down. Mix well to form a smooth icing.
- Spread this over the cooled cupcakes and serve.
Jam Filled Cupcakes Recipe Step by Step Pictures
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1)What is the difference between a muffin and a cupcake?
Cupcakes are lighter and fluffier than muffins. While cupcake batters are soft and smooth, muffin batters are thicker and denser, similar to bread batters.
2)What are the 6 types of icing?
When it comes to frostings for cakes, cupcakes, and other baked goods, there are six broad categories to consider: buttercream frosting, cooked frosting, whipped cream frosting, royal icing, ganaches, and glazes.