Home made cupcakes and buttercream frosting from scratch~

Updated: Jun 26, 2020

YIELD: makes 15 cupcakes

TOTAL TIME: 45-60 mins


For the cake:

  • 1 cup all purpose flour

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 3/4th cup butter

  • 5 eggs

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1 1/4 tsp baking powder

For the frosting:

  • 1/4th cup butter

  • 2 tbsp sugar

  • 4 tbsp hershey's chocolate syrup

  • 1 1/2 tbsp all purpose flour

  • 3/4th cup milk

  • 1/2 cup cream


  • Preheat oven to 180 C and grease the cupcake pan with butter.

  • In a blender add sugar, eggs, vanilla extract and baking powder and blend.

  • Now add flour and butter and blend well.

  • Pour the thick batter into the greased cupcake tray.

  • Fill 2/3rd of each cup with the batter . Bake in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  • Cool completely before frosting.

For the chocolate frosting:

  • In a pan on low heat, add butter. Allow it to melt.

  • Then add flour.

  • Mix well and make sure there are no lumps.

  • Now add cream and milk and keep whisking til you get a thick consistency.

  • Add some chocolate syrup and sugar and whisk .

  • You can also add cocoa powder instead of the syrup.

  • Store the frosting in the refrigerator.

  • Allow the cupcakes to cool before frosting.

Frost cooled cupcakes using a piping bag.

Check out all the kitchen products i use from the links below:

Muffin tray : Click here to buy

Oil basting brush : Click here to buy

Frosting piping syringe : Click here to buy (The one i use isnt available but this works just fine)

Enjoy! :)

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