Saturday, October 23, 2010

Vegan Chocolate Orange Cupcakes and Happy 27 tooooo ME!


Happy 27 to me!! hehe sorry guys for the following pictures because they are freshly out from the oven and i'm in a hurry to snap them!! Chocolate and orange always goes so well together don't they? These cuppies are no exception! Chocolaty with the hint of orange into them, so soft and moist i fell in love with them the moment i sink my teeth them 1 word DELICIOUS! I'm sharing these with my friends after dinner tonight and i'm suppose to bring candles along such friends i have don't i? but still i love them haha!! More pictures and the recipe for you my dear readers! sorry my frosting are so ugly!





Vegan Chocolate Orange Cupcakes
(adapted from Baking Bites with slight modifications)

Ingredients
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup orange juice
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 tsp orange paste
1 tbsp orange zest

Method:
  1. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper cups.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together orange juice, oil, orange paste and orange zest. Pour into dry ingredients and stir until just combined with no streaks of flour remaining.
  4. Pour batter into paper cups evenly and bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees celcius for 15-20mins or passed the skewer test.
  5. Cool cupcakes on rack before frosting. Any frosting you like and enjoy!

32 comments:

Jess @ Bakericious said...

Jess Happy 27th Birthday! The cupcakes looks great and I believed tasted great too, enjoy your night out later :).

jess @ j3ss kitch3n said...

thanks jess!!!

Jet said...

Happy Birthday, Jess! -throws confetti- Hope you had a great celebration!
The cupcakes look so rich, moist, and chocolaty! Thanks for sharing, birthday girl! =D

wendyywy @ Table for 2..... or more said...

I truly understand make one's birthday cake and eat it too :)
Haha. Some more own candles to blow with, ahaha! Nothing's better than to have good buddies around. Important is, they eat up all the cake.

Happy 27th!!!
Many happy years to come for you

Anncoo said...

Happy 27th Birthday Jess! I love chocolate and orange too, a great combo :))

hanushi said...

Happy Birthday, Jess!!! :)

DG said...

Happy Birthday, Jess! Another yummy chocolate cupcakes, what a right combination :)

jess @ j3ss kitch3n said...

thanks jet you're so sweet!

thanks Wendy! yeah they are my best buddies!

thanks Ann I love the chocolate orange combo!!

thanks hanushi!

jess @ j3ss kitch3n said...

thanks DG these cakes so delicious do try them out!

Bakertan said...

Hey Jess,

Happy 27th birthday and more baking adventures to come! Thats a nice choc orange combo, lovely =]

jess @ j3ss kitch3n said...

thanks bakertan!!

Pei-Lin@Dodol and Mochi said...

Happy Belated 27th Birthday, Jess!

Chocolate and orange are definitely another heavenly combo, too! Hey, what matters the most is the taste! Plus, they're made with love by you! Your friends are supposed to treat you on a special day like this. But, seems to me it was the other way around. HAHA!

tigerfish said...

Happy Birthday! Lovely chocolate and orange cupcakes!

jess @ j3ss kitch3n said...

thanks pei-lin for your sweet words lol welcome to my world of frens they are noisy and unreasonable but then i am also lucky to have frens like them =)

thanks tigerfish!!

Yummy Koh said...

Happy Birthday to you ... chocolate cups definitely made your day.

jess @ j3ss kitch3n said...

thanks chris they definitely did! =D






Dr.Sameena Prathap
said...

Hi,

Happy 27TH B'day with the perfect cupcakes...:)

Dr.Sameena@

www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

jess @ j3ss kitch3n said...

thanks Dr.Sameena!!

neyeeloh said...

Happy 27th Birthday!

Who could resist a yummy orange and chocolate cupcake? And it's so easy to make. Thks for sharing the recipe ^_^

jess @ j3ss kitch3n said...

thanks neyeeloh! =D

Cook.Bake.Love said...

Happy belated birthday!


The cupcakes look yummy!

jess @ j3ss kitch3n said...

thanks angel =D

Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella said...

Happy 27th birthday to you Jess! And many happy returns too! :D

jess @ j3ss kitch3n said...

thank lorraine!

Hearty Bakes said...

Happy belated birthday Jess!
i have yet to try orange with chocolate, sounds deli tho. Love your pretty chocolatey cuppies!

jess @ j3ss kitch3n said...

please try Jessie these are yummy!! and thanks =D

Cooking Gallery said...

Happy belated birthday...:)! You're right, choco and orange go well together!

jess @ j3ss kitch3n said...

thanks cooking gallery! they do go so well together dun they?

Swee San said...

Happy belated Birthday!

jess @ j3ss kitch3n said...

thanks swee san!

Cheah said...

Happy belated birthday! Totally agree with you that orange and chocolate is a great combo!

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