Chocolate Marble Mushipan 日式蒸蛋糕

Simple chocolate marble mushipan that can be made in a jiffy. Delicious and great for kids!
Course Breakfast, Cakes, Snack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Yield 4 Mini Muffins


  • 60 g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp of cocoa powder


  1. Combine the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder) in a mixing bowl. Whisk well.
  2. Whisk the egg, milk, sugar and oil in another bowl.
  3. Make a well in the flour mixture from Step (1). Pour in the mixture from Step (2), and mix well till combined. Remove 1 tsp of batter and place in a small bowl or cup. Add in the cocoa powder and mix well.
  4. Fill a steamer or deep frying pan (and steamer rack) with water. Bring it to boil.
  5. In the meantime, fill cupcake cups with batter, to about 3/4 full. Place the chocolate batter on top in random spots. Swirl the batter using a toothpick. Once the water has boiled, place the cupcake cups in the steamer rack. Cover and steamed on low heat for about 8-9 mins.
  6. The steamed cakes are done when a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Off the heat and remove cupcake cups onto cooling rack. Serve the steamed cupcakes warm or at room temperature.

Recipe Notes

Original recipe from Just One Cookbook.