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Green Pea Cupcakes


Inspired by Angie's  Gluten Free Green Pea Muffins with Poppy and Mozzarella  I made these to try out as I still have some  green pea flour.  I used a basic cupcake recipe but substituted plain flour with green pea flour and added more milk as the consistency was a bit stiff.  These cuppies taste like the Indian Vadai as the main ingredients for these two 'cakes' come from peas.   The only difference is that Vadai is savoury while these cupcakes are sweet.   These green cuppies are moist and soft, something different from the normal cupcakes. If you're game for a change, give this a try!

 





Recipe for Green Pea Cupcakes

                                                    
    Ingredients
    • 200 gm green pea flour
    • 120 gm caster sugar
    • 125 gm butter
    • 150  - 160 ml milk
    • 1 tsp vanilla
    • 2 eggs
    • 2  tsp baking powder
    • 100 gm choc chips, nuts, etc., chopped
    Method 
    1. Beat butter and sugar till light and creamy.
    2. Add in the eggs one at a time, mix well.
    3. Fold in the green pea flour, alternating with the milk, start with flour and end with flour.  Sieve in the baking powder, mix thoroughly.
    4. Toss in the chopped choc bits, nuts, etc.
    5. Divide batter between the cupcake cups.
    6. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for 20 mins.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
    7. Let cupcakes cool in pan for 10 mins. before removing and cooling completely on a wire rack.
    8. Yield :  12 cupcakes

Comments

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    1. Before making them,thought they'll be dry but I was totally wrong. Yes, they are delicious in their own way.

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  2. I eat lots of legumes these days...these cupcakes look beautiful and very delicious with chocolate chips.
    Thank you for the shout out, Cheah.

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  3. I like your plates and cup liners. Later I come for tea OK?

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    1. Thank you, Chris. Of course you're more than welcome to join me for tea.

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  4. Oooo...so cool ! Finally, I have the inner look. I've bookmarked this recipe as well from Angie too. Love it.
    Kristy

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    1. Will look forward to your version soon, Kristy!

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  5. Hi Cheah, your green tea cupcakes look very green, haha! I saw green tea powder selling in one of the chinese grocery shops few days ago but I didn't buy becoz it was going to expire in 4 months. Gotta go to find it again on another day!

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  6. The colour of the cupcakes are very vibrant. They're really an enjoyment.

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  7. That looks interesting! Never bake with green pea flour before, not even the popular greenpea cookies! Going to try at least once lol!

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    1. Yes, Jeannie, you should try the cookies. It's one of my grandniece's favourite, always bugging me to make them :)

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  8. oh these are fun never heard of pea flour love the color

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  9. Green pea flour sounds so interesting. And the color of these cupcakes is just incredible!

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    1. Yes, the green colour is simply adorable!

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    2. I wonder if I would be able to get them in Indian grocery shop.

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  10. lovely cupcake...too bad i cant find green pea here...:(

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  11. cheah, nice colour, nice liners and nice plate!

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  12. Hi Cheah,

    This recipe sounds very unique and interesting. I have never cook or bake with green pea flour before and is now deeply attracted by its deep green jade colour.

    Zoe

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