Sunday, August 31, 2014

Celebrating 6th year Blog Anniversary with Hokkaido Chiffon Cupcakes

Hokkaida cupcakes are small chiffon cakes which will be very soft and slightly gets collapsed once they gets cool down. Hokkaido cupcakes are simply prepared with eggs with flour,sugar,milk,oil etc. Seriously this cupcakes are very delicious, however if you dont get the meringue prefectly, you cant get this cupcakes prefectly. These cupcakes will be extremely soft, very spongy and very much delicate in texture. This cupcakes are usually sold in square cupcake cases, but still you can make it with round ones.Hokkaido cupcakes are very less in sugar thats why they are topped always with whipped cream along with fruit bites.This Hokkaido chiffon cupcakes goes for this month's challenge of International Food Challenge ,a monthly event started by  wonderful food blogger Sara, the theme for this month's IF Challenge is Anniversary theme, yes its anniversary month for International Food Challenge, we completed a year and we need to cook from the past challenges challenged by the hosts during this month. I missed two challenges coz of my trip to India,one is Hokkaido cuisine and the other one is Austrian cuisine. Obviously this time i picked Hokkaido cuisine challenged by Shazia of Cutchi Kitchen and baked some chiffon cupcakes for the celebration. Yes my blog baby enter into its 6th anniversary, yes since 5years i have been blogging. Nothing is possible without the massive support of my followers and continuous encouragements from my fellow bloggers. I must say a big thanks to each and everyone personally for helping me to make this immense achievement.

Hokkaida style chiffon cupcakes, Hokkaido chiffon cupcakes

Hokkaido, this is a second largest island of Japan with Hokkaido as capital and Sapporo as it only ordinance-designated city. Hokkaido island is well known for its freshness of seafoods and its massive dairy industry.This island provides half of the country's milk and for their dairy products like butter,cheese,yoghurt and ice cream. We can see that dairy products are very much used in Hokkaido cuisine and this makes the difference from other cuisines of this country.Sending to Bake Fest guest hosted by Nalini.

Hokkaida chiffon cupcakes

Recipe Source: Peng's Kitchen
3nos Eggs (separate the egg yolks & whites)
3tbsps Sugar (for egg whites)
3tbsps Oil
1/2cup Plain flour/All purpose flour
1/4cup Milk
1/2tsp Vanilla extact
2tbsp Sugar (for flour mixture)
1/4tsp Cream of tartar/ 2 Pinch of salt
Confectioner's sugar for topping
Chocolate curls for decoration

Sift the flour with 2tablespoons of caster sugar. Add in the egg yolks, milk, oil , vanilla and whisk till a smooth batter is formed.

In a separate glass bowl, whisk the egg whites with cream of tartar/salt to a foam.

Then add 3tablespoons of caster sugar and whisk on high speed till stiff peaks are formed (as shown in picture)

Add 1/3 of the egg whites into the yolk batter and fold gently.

Preheat the oven to 350F.

Add the remaining egg whites and fold it gently into the yolk batter.

Fill the cupcake cases 3/4  full. Tap the case lightly to remove excessive air pockets.

If using paper cases, tap the tray.

Chiffon cupcakes, Hokkaido chiffon cupcakes

Bake for 15 - 18 minutes till a skewer comes out clean.

Cool the cupcakes completely.

Sprinkle some confectioner's sugar at the top and garnish with chocolate curls.



  1. Happy blog anniversary...the chiffon cupcakes look so amazingly cute in those cupcake it

  2. Wish you many many more successful blogging years ahead Priya. Those cupcakes look fluffy and yummy!!

  3. Lovely n congrats on completing 6 years....

  4. Many congratulations priya...lovely cake to celebrate the occasion

  5. congrats on your milestone this definitely calls for celebration

  6. 5 years!!! Wow... I really look upto you to keep my spirits going... hats off to your zesty blogging and wishing you many many more... those cupcakes look absolutely good...

  7. The cupcakes look simply amazing !!!! And best wishes for the many many glorious years of blogging that lie ahead !!

  8. The cupcakes look simply amazing !!!! And best wishes for the many many glorious years of blogging that lie ahead !!

  9. Happy birthday to ur blog....wish u many more.b/w cupcakes looks super soft n tasty!!

  10. Happy blog anniversary priya! Wishing you many more years of successful blogging💐💐

  11. congradulations Priya! blog anniversary. celebrating your 6th b Love visiting your blog !!. have a nice week end

  12. lovely as usual.. and congrats on completing 6 yummy years of blogging :) lets connect I am Neetu Laddha from hobbychef.

  13. congrats akka...delicious super cupcakes

  14. Wow six year...really great...wishing you many more successful blogging years ahead....

  15. Congratulations on completing 6 years! Your blog is simply awesome! Wishing you many more years of happy blogging!

  16. G'day Happy Blog Anniversary! Your cupcakes look delicious!
    Cheers! Joanne @What's On The List

  17. Congrats on your awesome milestone!! amazing looking cup cakes! wish you great success and many awards.

  18. Wow... So happy and proud of u aks... My best wishes for u and ur blog... Great going... Keep rocking aks... Cupcake looks awesome...

  19. Happy Blog Anniversary and many more years to go...cupcakes looks simply superb and perfect for this celebrations...

  20. Happie Bloggiversary aks.. tis s jus awesome treat for ur blog... n many more years to come

  21. Wish you a happy blog anniversary. Those cupcakes look wonderful.

  22. Congratualtions and wishing you and the blog many many years of cooking and blogging.

  23. Congratulations sis..wishing you many many years of blogging.. Hokkaido chiffon cakes look so good.. Perfect for the celebration...keep rocking dear ..

  24. Congrats on the blog anniversary.. You are an inspiration to all of us.. The cupcakes looks delicious!

  25. Happy Blog Anniversary ..this looks absolutely mouthwatering :)


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