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Gulab Jamun Cupcakes

Gulab Jamun Stuffed Cupcakes are cupcakes with an Indian inspired surprise inside.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Continental
Servings: 6
Calories: 115.96kcal


  • seeds from 2 cardamom pods
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons syrup from gulab jamun
  • ¾ cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 6 mini gulab jamun or 3 regular size gulab jamun cut in half


  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Line a muffin tin with muffin liners or use 6 silicone muffin molds and spray with non stick spray.
  • Using a coffee/spice grinder, grind the cardamom seeds with the sugar.
  • In a large bowl, beat sugar, egg, yogurt and syrup.
  • In a small bowl, combine flour, salt and baking powder. Whisk to remove any lumps.
  • Add flout to wet ingredients and mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Place about 1 ½ tablespoons of batter on the bottom of each muffin mold.
  • Place the gulab jamun in the middle of each mold of batter, pressing down a little.
  • Place remaining batter on top, making sure the gulab jamun is completely covered.
  • Transfer to oven. Bake for 20-25 minutes until set and a tester inserted into cupcake part comes out clean.
  • Cool and enjoy with fresh fruit!


Calories: 115.96kcal | Carbohydrates: 24.62g | Protein: 2.69g | Fat: 1.31g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Sodium: 111.76mg | Fiber: 1.96g | Sugar: 13g