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Gulab Jamun Cupcake with Gulkand Frosting

Gulab Jamun Cupcake with Gulkand Frosting


Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 35


Serves 9

  • Gulab Jamun mix (I use MTR) 1 cups

  • all-purpose flour 1/2 cups

  • powdered sugar 3/4 cups

  • milk 1/4 cups

  • cream 1/4 cups

  • melted butter or 1/4 cup veg oil 1/2 cups

  • baking powder 1/2 tsp

  • baking soda 1/4 tsp

  • unsalted butter 1 cups

  • powdered sugar 2 cups

  • cream 2 tbsp

  • salt (add only a pinch of salt) 1/4 tsp

  • Gulkand (sweet rose petal preserve) 4 tbsp

  • ground cardamom 1 tsp

  • Store-bought Gulab jamun tin 1 nos


  • 01

    Preheat oven to 160 degrees.

  • 02

    Prepare a cupcake tin by placing cupcake liners inside.

  • 03

    Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda in a bowl. Soft it 2-3 times and keep it aside.

  • 04

    Blend Gulab jamun mix and powdered sugar in a mixer. Transfer it to another bowl.

  • 05

    Add melted butter to the Gulab jamun and sugar mix. Combine using a spatula.

  • 06

    Add flour mix and milk, alternating between the two, use a spatula to fold it in.

  • 07

    Do not over-mix.

  • 08

    Once you get a lump-free batter, scoop it into the prepared cupcake tin and pop it in the over for about 15-17 mins.

  • 09

    While the cupcakes are baking, you can make the buttercream frosting.

  • 10

    Beat butter in a medium bowl using a hand mixer or stand mixer using a paddle attachment on medium speed until smooth and creamy.

  • 11

    Add powdered sugar and mix on low speed first slowly increasing the speed to medium-high until it is thoroughly combined.

  • 12

    Scrape down the sides of the bowl when necessary.

  • 13

    Add cream, cardamom powder and salt.

  • 14

    Continue mixing on medium-high until everything is well combined.

  • 15

    Fold in Gulkand (to taste) using a spatula.

  • 16

    Place it in the refrigerator until the cupcakes are cool enough to be frosted.

  • 17

    Once the cupcakes are out of the oven, spoon the syrup that store-bought Gulab jamun comes in over it.

  • 18

    Once the cupcakes cool down, frost it using the buttercream and add a slice of Gulab jamun on top for decoration.



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