Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes

Tawnia Douglas Recipe

By Tawnia Douglas tawniadouglas

This cupcake is a chocolate lovers dream!


Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
Serves:
12 cupcakes
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Ingredients

1/4 lb
unsalted butter, at room temp
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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


Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Line a muffin pan with paper liners.
2
Cream 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
3
Scoop 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.
4
For 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.
5
Dip the tops of the cupcakes into the ganache. Do not refrigerate.

About this Recipe

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