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Steamed Vanilla Cupcake

These super-soft, fluffy, and moist Steamed Vanilla Cupcakes are not too sweet for Asian taste so it’d be awesome for breakfast, and snacks and can even cure midnight hunger.

I made it for my family and all of them absolutely loved it. You can make it in no time and it’s a foolproof recipe that everyone can make.


  • 1 egg
  • 100g all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 4g custard powder (optional)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 55g sugar
  • 80ml milk
  • 12g vegetable oil

Steamed Vanilla Cupcake Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, crack 1 large egg and add 55g sugar and 1 tsp vanilla extract. Whisk until light and fluffy
  2. Sift dry ingredients including 100g flour, 1tsp baking powder, and 4g custard powder to the bowl. Mix well
  3. Add ¼ tsp salt, 80ml milk, and 12g oil to the mixture. Whisk until the batter is smooth.
  4. Prepare 4 cupcake molds and put 4 cupcake liners inside, divide the batter evenly into the cupcake mold.
  5. Boil water in a steamer and put the cupcake mold inside when the water starts to boil. Cover the steamer with a clean kitchen cloth and cover the lid, steam under medium heat for 17 minutes
  6. Take the cupcakes out, wait for them to cool down, and enjoy.


By KhaliL

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