Cappuccino Cupcakes Recipe

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Cappuccino Cupcakes

Irana Brookshire

By
@sweetangel

These cupcakes are so good! I brought them to one of my meetings and they were gone in a matter of minutes.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

FOR CUPCAKES

1 3/4 c
unbleached flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
ground allspice
1/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/2 stick
unsalted butter, softened
3/4 c
sugar
2 large
eggs
1/2 c
brewed coffee

FOR FROSTING

1 1/2 tsp
instant coffee granules
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
prepared white frosting
24
chocolate-covered coffee beans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Line 12 cups in standard-size muffin pan with cupcake liners.
2
In a bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, allspice, cinnamon and salt.
3
Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl about 2 minutes or until light colored and smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
4
On low speed, add flour mixture, alternationg with brewed coffee; beat until smooth. Divide batter among prepared liners, 1/3 cup each.
5
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until firm to the touch. let cupcakes cool completely.
6
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine instant coffee, vanilla and 1 teaspoon warm water. Stir until coffee is dissolved. Stir in white frosting until blended and no dark streaks remain. Spread 1 heaping tablespoon over each cupcake. Decorate tops with 2 coffee beans each.
7
Note: I like to get half milk chocolate and half dark chocolate coffee beans and put one of each on the tops of each cupcake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy