Hokkaido chiffon cupcakes

Okay , I'm baking early for Valentine's  ^___^

Early last year , I've seen Sonia's gorgeous cupcakes and had been thinking at that time to bake some asap ! 

Several months later , I made some , at last ! 

Hey ! Better late than never , right ?

This is the first time that I baked chiffon cake and didn't really expect much ....

But sometimes , the baking gods are feeling generous and my chiffon looks like something that I can be proud of ! lol 

Though my cupcakes are not as generous ( not-filled nearly to the rim ) as Sonia's ^___^ ''

These cupcakes are really good , not sweet , the way I like it and the filling , which I've added some strawberry jam , really go well with these cakes .

I was munching a cupcake and checking out some of the photos that I've taken and told myself , I think you've forgotten something .....

Guess what ?! lol 

I made 9 1/2 cupcakes from this recipe , that one is my half 

Hokkaido chiffon cupcakes , original recipe from Forbidden Garden via Sonia of Nasi Lemak Lover , Thanks Sonia ! 

Makes 9 cupcakes 

3 egg yolks 
20 grams sugar
35 grams corn oil
60 grams milk
70 grams cake flour

3 egg whites
25 grams sugar

Filling :

60 grams whipping cream ( I used 100 grams )
10 grams sugar ( 15 grams )
1 tsp custard powder
5 teaspoons strawberry jam 

icing sugar for dusting 

* Preheat oven to 170°C . Prepare liners.
* Whisk egg yolks and sugar until light in color ; add in the oil and milk , mix thoroughly . Sift in cake flour and stir well to combine , set aside .
* Beat egg whites until foamy , add sugar gradually and continue to beat until soft peak forms .
* Add 1/3 of the whites to the egg yolk mixture , fold gently . Fold in the rest of the whites , mix well to combine .
* Scoop batter onto the liners , about 3/4 full .
* Bake for 20-25 minutes or until risen and golden .
* You can make this filling before you bake the cupcakes . Beat cream with sugar til firm and stiff , add in the custard powder , mix well . Chill in the fridge before using . 
* Pipe custard into cupcakes and dust with icing sugar .

The cake will deflate as it cools down 


  1. Anne, these hokkaido cupcakes are lovely specially garnished with the bright red strawberry sitting on top of the cream.

  2. It does look really good, Ann. I have never made these before and hope to sometime.

  3. so pretty to look at, Tiyay! winner! wala pako ka try mag bake using this kind of container. next time will try this :)

  4. Beautiful cupcakes! So spongy and soft! Have seen this popular Hokkaido cupcakes in bloggerland! And would like to give this a try too!
    I love chiffon cakes, mini or otherwise! :)

  5. Hey Anne, your Hokkaido cupcakes are very pretty. Will make your Valentine (date) a very happy man!

  6. Hi Anne, save 2 pieces for me while I go make coffee. LOL

    Your chiffon cake look so good, so cottony soft. Love the liners too, very sweet looking.

    Have a great week ahead.

  7. From the first photo (the rest of the photos, including the header are all not available), I can tell the cakes are really soft and light.

  8. Hi Anne... What happened to all the photos?

    1. Alvin , the blogger is acting up :P I've checked some of my previous posts and they are all gone tsk tsk I can see some of the recent photos though :D Hopefully , it will be okay tomorrow ......

    2. yeah, not able to view...at least now for the time being, you cant tempt me! LOL!

  9. Oh dear, what happens? All your pictures are not downloading. There's a circle with a line across in every picture. I hope there's nothing wrong with your blog.

  10. Phooey, no pictures right now! But I know you made beautiful cupcakes, Anne! Can't wait to see them :)

  11. Anne, your cup cake holders are so preeeetty! The cupcake itself looks so deliciously soft and light...Yum! Yum! You're brilliant with these things as always:)

  12. Very pretty and delicious soft cake. The cupcake liner is very pretty too!

  13. These are so cute and I love the strawberry decoration :)

  14. The pictures are back!

    And they look absolutely delicious.
    It's lovely to stumble on a blog about hong kong! One of my favourite cities in the world.
    I was in hong Kong recently on holiday, writing about it on my blog at the moment. :)

    Happy new year!

  15. Su aspecto es estupendo. Seguro que su sabor es mejor.

  16. they indeed look very soft and pretty! well done, anne!

  17. Two days ago I came to your blog and there was no photo showing I thought to wait till you get it fixed.
    Lovely cakes!Would you like sending some to me.

  18. Thanks for your shout out my friend. Your Hokkaido cupcakes also look so good!

  19. Anne, good job. My friends and family love Hokkaido cupcakes. I always get request from them to make it:D


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