Sunday, March 24, 2013

Chocolate Hokkaido Chiffon Cupcake with Cream Cheese Filling

I've been delaying my intention of trying out this popular little cakes
This month's LBT challenge is happened to be Hokkaido chiffon cupcakes, no more excuse for delay :)

Recipe is from Sonia from Nasi Lemak Lover, with some modification
What you need:
Chiffon Cake
3 egg yolks
20g sugar
35g corn oil
60g milk
65g cake flour (original: 70g)
5g cocoa powder (I added)
1tsp chocolate emulco (I added)
3 egg whites
25g sugar
125g cream cheese
50g butter
about 7tbsp icing sugar, sifted
200ml whipping cream, chilled
Icing sugar, for dusting
  1. Pre-heat oven to 170C
  2. Arrange paper liners on baking tray
  3. Hand whisk egg yolk and sugar till pale in colour
  4. Add in corn oil and milk, mix well
  5. Sift in cake flour, stir to combine
  6. Beat egg white until foamy, gradually add sugar, and continue beat till soft peak form
  7. Take 1/3 of egg white and use a hand whisk to mix into egg yolk batter
  8. Fold in the balance egg white with a spatula till well combine
  9. Scoop batter into pre-arranged paper liners to about ¾ full
  10. Bake for 20-25 mins at middle rack 
For the filling:
  1. Beat cream cheese and butter til smooth. In another bowl (chilled), beat whipping cream with sugar till firm and stiff (over a bowl of iced water)
  2. Add in cream cheese mixture into whipping cream mixture, mix well with rubber spatula 
  3. Pipe filling into cupcake and dust with icing sugar. Refrigerated before consume

I love the texture of this cake, pillowy soft, with cream bursting in every bite, it's so rich and luscious, yum!


  1. Alice, your HCC is very pretty with the rose shaped cream on top. I bet they are very delicious!

  2. hmm, I have tried the original version before but the cakes shrank! Been wanting to try it again but as usual keep putting it off! Too many recipes to try:D Yours must surely taste delicious with the cream cheese frosting!

  3. Cute little cakes. Perfect as gifts too!

  4. Chocolate Hokkaido cupcakes sound good too. Thanks for the mentioned.

  5. Alice, your Hokkaido cakes look so beautiful.

  6. Belum pernah buat juga..kapan yah..hehe

  7. Ah love these Hokkaido cupcakes! They're very popular in KL now, all the bakeries have their versions now.



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