Ragi Cupcakes BM#24


After I made these strawberries once they disappeared encouraged I made them again. Only to be told they are too sweet. Unwilling to bin them I made these muffins.  

The basic recipe is what I learnt at Vandana’s I have only replaced the maida with ragi.

Ingredients:
·        100 grms ragi flour
·         100 grms amul butter
·         1 cup strawberries & chocolate puree
·         100 grams sugar( you can use upto 125 grms but then I found these sweet enough)
·         2 eggs
·        About 40 grams chopped walnuts (optional)
·         ½ tsp vanilla essence
·         ½ tsp baking powder


Method:
1.      Melt butter in aluminium container carefully. Cool it.
2.      Beat the eggs and sugar in a mixer and keep aside.
3.      Sift the ragi with baking powder.
4.      Pre heat the oven to 150°C for 5-10 minutes.
5.      Add the sifted ragi to the butter. Mix.
6.      Add the eggs and sugar mix.
7.      Add the vanilla essence and mix.
8.      Finally add the pureed strawberries and nuts (if using) I did not. Reserve a few for garnishing.
9.      Pour the batter in the prepared tin and bake at 150°C in a prepared tin bake for 1 hour or 1 hour 10 minutes till the knife inserted in the centre comes out clean.
Notes:
1.      After 10 15 minutes remove the batter and add nuts on top.

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27 thoughts on “Ragi Cupcakes BM#24

  1. Prathima Rao January 5, 2013 at 10:38 am Reply

    Healthy & soft..Loved the idea of adding ragi..Prathima RaoPrats corner

  2. Prathima Rao January 5, 2013 at 10:40 am Reply

    Healthy & soft muffins…Loved the idea of adding ragi..Prathima RaoPrats Corner

  3. Padmajha PJ January 5, 2013 at 10:47 am Reply

    Love ragi and that too in cakes is a great idea!

  4. Nivedhanams Sowmya January 5, 2013 at 12:04 pm Reply

    that is very interesting…. love the idea of using ragi in place of maida!!! bookmarking it!!!SowmyaOngoing Event – Mission – Breakfast

  5. Priya January 5, 2013 at 12:05 pm Reply

    Healthy n very super moist cupcakes.

  6. Gauri January 5, 2013 at 2:11 pm Reply

    Raagi instead of maida, this is a treat and a healty one too!

  7. Srivalli January 5, 2013 at 3:13 pm Reply

    That's really so healthy making it with ragi..looks very nice..

  8. Hamaree Rasoi January 5, 2013 at 3:18 pm Reply

    Yummy and healthy ragi cupcakes. Wonderfully prepared.Deepa

  9. Saraswathi Tharagaram January 5, 2013 at 4:58 pm Reply

    Very healthy cupcakes. Will try soon.

  10. Vardhini January 6, 2013 at 12:09 am Reply

    Interesting cupcakes with ragi. Thx for linking.VardhiniEvent: New U – 2013

  11. Turmeric n Spice January 6, 2013 at 5:52 am Reply

    That's a healthy recipe

  12. Latha Madhusudhan January 6, 2013 at 7:16 am Reply

    My fav nachini…like 1, like 2, like 3….Can I grab one. Pls…

  13. Padmajha PJ January 6, 2013 at 2:32 pm Reply

    Archana regarding your query on my blog, I got the hibiscus powder from the kadhi gramodyog bhavan here. Let me know if you need some, I shall send it across 🙂

  14. Pavani January 6, 2013 at 2:41 pm Reply

    Wow.. Ragi flour cupcakes–what a healthy & delicious addition. Looks yumm!!

  15. divya January 6, 2013 at 6:43 pm Reply

    Wow ! Looks Amazing..:)..

  16. Julie January 6, 2013 at 10:57 pm Reply
  17. Chef Mireille January 7, 2013 at 6:58 am Reply

    so healthy using ragi

  18. Jayashree January 7, 2013 at 7:03 am Reply

    This looks so moist and soft..bookmarked.

  19. thoushaltcook January 7, 2013 at 8:30 am Reply

    Wow…the flour is lovely to bake with 🙂

  20. Swasthi Blank January 8, 2013 at 4:38 pm Reply

    loved these healthy cup cakes Archana.

  21. The Pumpkin Farm January 9, 2013 at 4:24 am Reply

    nice sponge and moist for unconventional flour

  22. preeti garg January 9, 2013 at 1:06 pm Reply

    Look Awesome cupcakes

  23. Janani January 9, 2013 at 4:11 pm Reply

    Healthy cup cake niceeeeeeeeee

  24. preeti July 23, 2015 at 4:07 am Reply

    Its a very healthy treat for Kids and Adults too, But what can i use instead of eggs ? Please reply for the comment . I am vegetarian

  25. preeti August 1, 2015 at 4:04 am Reply

    Thank You So much for the reply. 🙂

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