Gulab Jamun Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting

Cupcakes dotted with gulab jamuns look exotic and taste as good as well. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Gulab Jamun Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting

Main Ingredients Gulab jamuns, Refined flour (maida)
Cuisine Fusion
Course Desserts
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 51-60 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Gulab Jamun Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting

  • 75 grams Gulab jamuns chopped
  • 175 grams Refined flour (maida)
  • 185 grams Castor sugar (caster sugar)
  • 30 grams Cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon Baking soda
  • 100 millilitres Black coffee
  • 3 Eggs
  • 120 millilitres Buttermilk
  • 210 millilitres Refined oil
  • For icing
  • 300 grams Butter softened
  • 540 grams Icing sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Condensed milk
  • 50 grams Chocolate bars


  1. Preheat the oven at 180ºC.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add refined flour, castor sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, gulab jamun, mix it well and keep aside.
  3. In another bowl, add black coffee, break eggs, add butter milk, oil and whisk it nicely.
  4. Mix the dry ingredients and wet ingredients together to make a batter.
  5. Line the cupcake moulds with liners and fill the moulds with the prepared batter. Bang the mould once so there are no air pockets.
  6. Bake it for fifteen to twenty minutes. Take out and let it come on a room temperature.
  7. Take a mixing bowl, add the softened butter and blend it once. Now add the icing sugar in three parts beating till it gets fluffy.
  8. Add the condensed milk and blend again. Take a piping bag with a nozzle and fill it with the prepared frosting.
  9. Take the cupcakes and pipe out the butter icing over it.
  10. Chop the chocolate bar and top the cupcakes with it. And serve.