Chilli Chocolate & Strawberry Cupcakes

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Chilli Chocolate & Strawberry Cupcakes


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 12
  • 1/2 cups cocoa powder

  • 1 cups hot boiling water

  • 1 1/2 cups maida

  • 1/2 tsp chilly flakes

  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1/2 cups unsalted butter

  • 1/2 cups sugar

  • 2 nos eggs

  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1/2 cups chopped strawberries

  • 1/2 cups strawberry butter cream frosting ,unsalted butter

  • 2 cups icing sugar

  • 2 tbsp strawberry compote/preserve

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 2 tbsp cream


  • The butter should be at room temperature. Sieve the maida, salt, baking powder together and keep aside. Mix the chilli flakes to this mix.
  • Whisk the butter and add the sugar whilst whisking it.
  • Now add the eggs one by one whisking the butter & sugar mix. Add the vanilla extract and mix.
  • Now into the egg sugar butter mix, fold in the flour mix.
  • Prior to this mix the cocoa powder with the hot boiling water and keep aside.
  • Finally add the cocoa water mix and fold the batter. Now fold in the chopped strawberries into the mix.
  • Bake these in a preheated oven at 175 degree Celsius for 20 minutes. Cool them.
  • Line the muffin tray with muffin liners and scoop the batter into each liner.
  • Bake these in a preheated oven at 175 degree Celsius for 20 minutes. Cool them.
  • To make the butter cream frosting, whisk the butter (should be at room temperature).
  • Slowly add the icing sugar into the butter while whisking it.
  • Add the vanilla extract and the cream. Then ass the strawberry compote. Whisk till the creamy consistency is achieved.
  • Pour it into the piping bag and pipe the cupcakes.