Moist cupcakes Recipe | Food Diaries | Zarnak Sidhwa | Dessert

Moist cupcakes Recipe | Food Diaries
Moist cupcakes Recipe | Food Diaries

Could you have imagined making such pretty-looking cupcakes at home? Well now you can with this amazing recipe.

watch this Masala TV video to learn how to make Moist cupcakes and Firecracker Chicken Thighs Recipe. This show of Food Diaries with Zarnak Sidhwa aired on 15 April 2020.




  • Flour ¾ cup
  • Cocoa powder ½ cup
  • Baking powder ¾ tsp
  • Baking soda ½ tsp
  • Salt ¼ tsp
  • Eggs 2
  • Caster sugar ½ cup
  • Light brown sugar ½ cup
  • Oil 1/3 cup
  • Vanilla essence 2 tsp
  • Buttermilk ½ cup
  • Frosting for chocolate buttercream:
  • Unsalted butter 1 cup
  • Icing sugar 3 ½ cups
  • Cocoa powder ½ cup
  • Cream or milk 3 tbsps
  • Salt ¼ tsp
  • Vanilla essence 2 tsp


Method :
Whisk the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt together. Beat the eggs, caster sugar, brown sugar, oil and vanilla together. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Then add the buttermilk. Stir until just combined, do not overmix. The batter will be thin. Pour or spoon the batter into the cupcake liners. Fill only halfway, to avoid spilling over the sides or sinking. Bake at 170 degrees C for 18-21 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool completely before frosting. Top with sprinkles.
Method for chocolate buttercream
Beat the butter. Add icing sugar, cocoa powder, cream, salt, and vanilla essence. Beat well. Add 1/4 cup more icing sugar or cocoa powder if frosting is too thin or another Tablespoon of cream if frosting is too thick.

Ingredients :

  • Chicken thighs ½ kg
  • salt 1/2 teaspoon
  • Black Pepper 1/2 teaspoon
  • Sesame Seeds 1 tablespoon
  • Oil 2 tbsp
  • Olive oil 1 tbsp
  • Garlic 2 teaspoons
  • Hot sauce 150 grams
  • Brown sugar 100 grams
  • Apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons
  • Chilli flakes 1 teaspoon


Method :
Mix chicken thighs with salt, black pepper and marinate for 15 – 20 minutes. In a pan, add sesame seeds and toast. Heat oil in another pan, add marinated chicken thighs. Cook till the chicken is cooked thoroughly. Heat olive oil in a pan, add 2 teaspoons garlic, hot sauce, brown sugar, apple cider vinegar and cook. Add chili flakes, black pepper, salt and mix. Add chicken thighs and garnish with toasted sesame seeds.

Moist cupcakes Recipe in Urdu and English

At Masala TV you can check complete Moist cupcakes Recipe in Urdu and English. This is one of the best recipes by chef Zarnak Sidhwa at Masala TV show Food Diaries. Check out the other best recipes of chefs Zarnak Sidhwa.

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  1. Mrs bilal says:

    Hi zarnak don’t u reply to emails. My kids waiting for ur reply on cupcakes they made

  2. Sara khan says:

    Well done zarnak my most favorite chef thankuuu for every recieps

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