Thursday, March 22, 2012

Whole Wheat Ragi chocolate Cupcakes ~ Coffee Flavor !!

          Final day of Blogging Marathon under the theme, "whole grain dishes" and today i wanted to end the session with a healthy delight, Whole wheat Ragi Chocolate Cupcakes with coffee flavor and a eggless version too. Before entering in to the recipe, i would like to thank you all my dearies you showered your love and concern Yesterday via your comments. Really i felt relaxed after reading all your encouraging words. Today last of BM and i don't want to miss that as i have already made the recipe 2 days before but couldn't click well as i was so much disturbed with my knee pain.
         Today i didn't even cook anything, idle watching some cartoons :) Sure no cooking n blogging but i have some recipes in hand will use that once in 10days or whenever i feel lonely n depressed will come Here n meet u all. Since blogging is the only relaxation,recreation and u My Fellow bloggers are the only friends for me now to share ...so i don't want to miss u all...Once AGain my Heartfelt thanks to everyone for your love,support n wishes...Don't forget me n my little space :) !!
        Ok now coming to the recipe, i came across this Ragi Chocolate Cake in Lite Bite when i was googling for Ragi bakes. I tried this recipe with whole wheat flour and the result was super and tasted so good. But becuase ot whole wheat flour,the liquid ingredients which mentioned was not enough then i added 1 cup of hot water to the cake mix and baked them bravely. To my surprise it turned out so soft n delicious. And also instead of cinnamon i added Instant coffee powder that was also a Hit. Later i thought,if we add the coffee powder to the hot water n then pour the black coffee to the cake mix to get real n more coffee flavor. So next time will try n update the result. Now to the recipe...



Ingredients
  1. Whole wheat flour   1 cup
  2. Ragi Flour   1/2 cup
  3. Cocoa Powder     1 tbsp
  4. Salt      1/2 tsp
  5. Sugar     3/4 cup
  6. Baking soda     1/2 tsp
  7. Baking powder   1 tsp
  8. Instant coffee powder    1 tsp(optional)
  9. Hot water     1 cup
  10. Milk     1/4 cup
  11. Oil      1/4 cup or little less
  12. Curd/yogurt      1/2 cup
  13. Vanilla     1/2 tsp(optional)
Method
  • Preheat oven to 350 degree Fahrenheit. Line muffin pan with paper cups or spray 8"round cake pan and keep aside.
  • Sift whole wheat flour,Ragi,salt,coffee powder,baking powder n baking soda in to a mixing bowl, then combine well and keep aside.
  • Now in a another large bowl, add curd,milk,oil,sugar and water then beat till sugar dissolves.
before adding hot water
  • Then add the prepared flour to the liquid ingredient little by little and mix well in circular motion.
  • After that pour the batter to the lined muffin pan or 8" round cake pan and bake for 25-30 minutes or unitl done.
  • That's it...Healthy n delicious cups cakes are ready,cool in wire racks. Then enjoy with any chocolate glaze or simply with icing sugar on top.

Notes:
Instead of whole wheat flour u can also use All purpopse flour like in the original recipe.
If u r using All purpose flour then don't add hot water,mix with the other liquid ingredients n then add if needed quantity.
You can also add coffee powder to the hot water,mix well and add it.
You can also roast ragi flour for 1-2 minutes,allow to cool n proceed.


Ok Friends...Will see U all after a short break!!  Have a Happy Weekend!!
Bye!!


38 comments:

  1. Healthy n yummy muffins.perfectly baked.......
    Maha

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  2. very interesting addition of ragi flour. take care of your health, Sangee.

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  3. The muffins are looking so fluffy Sangee. Definitely gonna try this one. Nice!!!

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  4. Awesome dear, cannot bake a healthier cupcake, beautiful texture, will never forget your space dear, you were one of the first few people who encouraged me with your comments when I started blogging, take care..

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  5. Muffins look delicious. Take care Sangee. Will talk to you sometime this week.

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  6. Healthy muffins dear... Bookmarking this

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  7. very nice and healthy muffins. Very soft and spongy too

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  8. Lovely bake and interesting way of adding ragi which takes the health factor to another level. Take good care Sangee.

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  9. never heart of these.. u take care sangee.. will keep dropping by :).. loved the clicks & cupcakes!

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  10. lovely cup cakes sangee and sooo healthy too! tk care and hv a good weekend!

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  11. lovely pictures, dont tell the ingredients and no one would be able to guess what it is made up of..yummy

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  12. perfectly done ....look mouthwatering cupcake

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  13. muffins looks so fluffy and soft. love the recipe

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  14. Cupcakes with ragi...are you serious!!
    This is called innovation, my dear. Pats on your back. :))))

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  15. Absolutely delicious looking cupcakes........love it.

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  16. Muffins look great and healthy too:)Great post

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  17. been wanting to try ragi in baking now you ve inspired me dear and who ever said you have a lil space??

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  18. healthier version,looks very yummy!

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  19. Looks so wonderful Sanggetha..I enjoyed all your wonderful creations and beautiful pictures..glad you did the BM with us!

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  20. healthy n yummy muffins dear...

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  21. Raagi, chocolate, coffee..wow..healthy and delicious combo of ingredients. Lovely pictures as well sangee...take care of your health. Health is wealth so first you should take care of yourself.

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  22. The cake's texture and the presentation look wonderful.

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  23. Lovely presentation and very healthy one ..

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  24. Muffins look so moist, spongy and perfectly done.

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  25. wow healthy one
    Saranya
    http://nicesaranya.blogspot.com/
    http://foodandtaste.blogspot.com/

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  26. wow! cupcake looks super moist and it's healthy too:).

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  27. look at dat...one will fill the tummy...healthy too

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  29. Very healthy and yummy cupcakes. Seeing your post, I am so inspired to try ragi in my baked goods.

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  30. Don't worry sangee, everything will be OK. Take rest at the meantime, relax yourself with books,tv,...

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  31. nice idea.. thanks for sharing.

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