Dry ingredients:

  • 1 cup maida/ flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4th cup sugar, powdered1
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp cocoa powder

Wet ingredients:

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 5 Tbsp butter, softened (Salted.
  • In case you are using unsalted
  • butter, add 1/4 tsp salt)
  • 3/4th cup milk, to make the
  • batter smooth (Adjust the milk
  • quantity according to your
  • batter’s smoothness)
  • 1 Tbsp coffee powder + 1 tsp
  • water, to make a paste.


Pre-heat the oven to 200 degrees

Line the cupcake moulds with

paper cupcake liners.

In a bowl sift maida, baking

powder, cocoa powder and sugar.

Add in softened butter, vanilla

essence, coffee paste and milk till

a smooth batter forms.

Pour the batter into the moulds

and bake at 180 degrees until

done. (Approximately 15-20


You check if they’re done by

inserting a toothpick into the

cupcake. If the toothpick comes

out clean, it means it’s done.

Take the cupcakes out of the

oven. Let them cool entirely.

Put chocolate  whipped cream.