Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes

Tawnia Douglas

By
@tawniadouglas

This cupcake is a chocolate lovers dream!

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12 cupcakes
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

1/4 lb
unsalted butter, at room temp
1 c
sugar
4 large
eggs, at room temp
11
fluid ounces hershey's chocolate syrup
1 Tbsp
pure vanilla extract
1 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
instant coffee granules

FOR THE GANACHE:

1/2 c
heavy cream
8 oz
good semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 tsp
instant coffee granules

Step-By-Step

1Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Line a muffin pan with paper liners.
2Cream the butter and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, 1 at a time. Mix in the chocolate syrup and vanilla. Add the flour and coffee granules and mix until just combined. Don't over beat, or the cupcakes will be tough
3Scoop the batter into the muffin cups and bake for 30 minutes, or until just set in the middle. Don't over bake! Let cool thoroughly in the muffin pan.
4For the ganache, cook the heavy cream, chocolate chips, and instant coffee in the top of a double boiler over simmering water until smooth and warm, stirring occasionally.
5Dip the tops of the cupcakes into the ganache. Do not refrigerate.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy