Marble Cupcakes



This recipe makes 18 cupcakes.


  1. All purpose flour – 11/3 cup
  2. Baking powder – 1.5 tsp.
  3. Salt – a generous pinch
  4. Butter – 150 grams, softened
  5. Castor sugar – 1 cup
  6. Eggs – 3 big
  7. Vanilla essence – 1 tsp.
  8. Whole milk – 1/4 cup + 2 tbsps.;divided
  9. Unsweetened Cocoa powder – 2 tbsps. (level)


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C.
  2. Sift together the all purpose flour, salt and baking powder.
  3. Beat together the butter & castor sugar with your hand mixer for 10 minutes or till creamy and fluffy. Beat in the 3 eggs one by one and beat well after each addition.
  4. Add the vanilla essence  and mix.
  5. Gently fold in the sifted flour mixture in 2 additions alternated with 1/4 cup of milk.
  6. Divide the batter in half.
  7. Make a paste with cocoa powder and 2 tbsps. of milk. Add one half of the batter to this cocoa paste and mix.
  8. Place cupcake liners in the cupcake pan. Fill the liners with 1 tbsp. of white batter. Place 1 tbsp. of chocolate batter over the white batter and swirl with a tooth pick to give a marble effect.
  9. Bake at 180C for 15 minutes. Never over bake these cupcakes.
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