Mocha Cupcakes

READY IN: 35mins
vrvrvr
Recipe by A Cookie Obsession

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Top Review by vrvrvr

I had better luck with these, but based on the previous review, I made a couple changes. I used only white sugar (1 cup) and I used 2 eggs. They're moist, and no problem with the cupcakes falling apart. I got exactly 18 cupcakes and baked them for about 15 minutes. Now, are they super mocha-y? No, not really (but then again, I didn't have that teaspoon of coffee flavoring to add.) However, I love the fact that they are not overly sweet, and the barest hint of coffee flavor is nice. They're the perfect vehicle for a coffee frosting (5 T. butter, 1 T. shortening, 2 c. powdered sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla, 1 tsp. instant coffee, pinch salt, dribbles of milk to smooth) and everyone who's tasted them is swooning with happiness. Very delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream butter and sugars, beat til light and fluffy 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add Egg.
  3. Combine milk and coffee.
  4. Alternate adding dry ingredients with wet.
  5. Fill cupcake liners 1/2 - 3/4 full.
  6. Bake 16-20 minutes at 350 degrees.
  7. Tip add strong coffee in place of liquid in your favorite icing recipe.

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