Vanilla Latte Cupcakes

Wendy Rusch

By
@snooksk9

Once upon a time ago, one of my employees said to me, I think you need to create a vanilla latte cupcake...so I set out to and it turned out wonderful. Many people have made comment that it's their new favorite cupcake flavor.

I hope you like it!
Enjoy!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 3/4 c
flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
3/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
hot water
2 tsp
instant coffee
1 c
butter, softened
2 c
sugar
4
eggs, room temp
1 Tbsp
vanilla bean paste
1 c
heavy whipping cream

FROSTING:

3 c
heavy whipping cream
3/4 c
powdered sugar
1-2 tsp
instant coffee (add more or less to taste)
2-3 Tbsp
white chocolate instant pudding

GARNISH:

raw sugar or decorator sugar
chocolate covered coffee beans

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350. Line cupcake pans with 24 liners.
2Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and set aside.

Add coffee to hot water and stir to dissolve, set aside.
3Cream together butter and sugar, when light and fluffy add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Mix in vanilla and beat 3 min. Add half the flour mixture to sugar mixture mixing until incorporated, then add coffee and cream and mix until just incorporated, then add remaining flour mixture, mixing until blended, do not over mix.
4Fill liners 2/3 full and bake 17-20 min. or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Remove from oven, allow to cool in pans 10 min. then remove from pans to cooling racks to cool completely.
5When cool, prepare frosting. Place cream and coffee in a medium bowl (chilled if preferred) mix on low until coffee is near dissolved then add powdered sugar and mix on high until soft peaks form, then add pudding and continue to beat on high until stiff peaks form. Frost cupcakes!!!
6Sprinkle with raw or crystal decorator sugar and a chocolate coated coffee bean if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American