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Black Sesame Cupcakes (Or Muffins)

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“This is from a Japanese website called and Chef Mianbao helped me translate. Black sesame is very good to your body. This cupcake or muffin is not too sweet, so you may want to add more sweetness to it. Perfect for a snack, dessert, or breakfast. The sesame powder can be homemade by grinding it in a food processor, or blender. Or you can find grounded ones in your grocery store. The recipe said it yields eight servings, but I made six out of it, so I said it made 6-8 cupcakes”
1hr 10mins
6-8 cupcakes

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 170°C.
  2. Beat the margarine or butter until it is soft.
  3. Add the sugar.
  4. Add the black sesame powder and honey and mix well.
  5. In a separate bowl, beat the egg just a little.
  6. Add to the sugar,butter, and sesame mixture in 2 or 3 additions, or else it will curdle.
  7. Add the milk.
  8. Sift together the cake flour and baking powder.
  9. Fold in the flour to the mixture with a rubber spatula.
  10. Pour into the muffin liners.
  11. Add black sesame seeds on top to garnish if desired.
  12. Bake for 15 to 17 minutes.

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