Chocolate Coffee Cupcakes with Coffee Cream Filling

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Kathy Joppie

By
@KoffeeQueen

If you love chocolate & coffee, you will love these. Takes some time, but well worth the effort. I needed an adult dessert and made a double batch of these for my daughters baby shower thinking I would have plenty leftover for "me". BIG mistake. I went home with 4 leftover. Had to leave for an errand. Upon my return all 4 extra cupcakes had disappeared. Thanks to my son who stopped in to see how the shower went.

Rating:
★★★★★ 6 votes
Comments:
Serves:
24-30 cupcakes
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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2 1/4 c
flour
2 c
sugar
3/4 c
dark cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
vegetable oil
1 c
strong brewed coffee, cooled
3 large
eggs
1 Tbsp
nutella
8 oz
container sour cream
1 tsp
vanilla

COFFEE CREAM FILLING

COFFEE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

GARNISH: CHOCOLATE COVERED COFFEE BEANS

How to Make Chocolate Coffee Cupcakes with Coffee Cream Filling

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin tins with 30 paper liners.
  • 2In a large bowl, conbine flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add oil, coffee, nutella and eggs beating until smooth. Stir in sour cream and vanilla.
  • 3Spoon batter evenly into prepared muffin cups, filling each 2/3 full. Bake for 16-18 minutes or until tester come out clean when inserted in center. Let cool in pans on wire racks for 5 minutes. Remove from pans and continue cooling on wire racks.
  • 4Spoon chilled Coffee Cream Filling into a pastry bag with a narrow tip. Insert tip into top of cupcake and squeeze about 1 tablespoon of filling into center of each. You can feel the cupcake begin to plump. Be careful not to overfill as the cupcake will crack open.

    COFFEE CREAM FILLING
    8 oz container Chocolate flavored Cool Whip, thawed
    3 oz package Cream Cheese, softened
    1/4 cup Hazlenut flavored syrup (used for coffee)

    Combine whipped topping and cream cheese. Beat at medium speed until smooth. Add flavored syrup. Cover and chill.
  • 5COFFEE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING
    1/2 cup butter, softened
    3 cups powdered sugar
    1/4 cup Hazelnut flavored syrup
    Any extra Coffee Cream Filling

    Beat butter until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until smooth. Beat in flavoring and extra coffee cream filling. Chill 1/2 hour then frost cupcakes. Garnish with chocolate covered coffee beans.
  • 6I bake the cupcakes a day ahead. Then day of event I fill and frost cupcakes. Make sure you hide one for yourself!

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Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate




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