Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting

Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting

What do I need to make this recipe?

  • 1/3 cup of unsalted butter
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 tsp of baking soda
  • 100 mL espresso
  • 1 tsp of baking powder
  • 1 large egg
  • 150 ml vanilla yogurt

Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting

What do I need to make the cream?

  • 4 sticks of unsalted butter, softened (1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup of chocolate chips
  • 1 cup of cocoa
  • 2 cup of powder sugar
  • 2 tsp of coffee

Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting

How to make Coffee Cupcakes:

  • Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl: 2 1/2 cups of flour, 1 teaspoons of baking soda, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, and 1 cup of sugar.

Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting

  • In a separate bowl, mix together 150 ml of yogurt and 1 egg.
  • Melt 1/3 cup of unsalted butter, in the microwave or over the stove in a pan. Add to the yogurt and egg mixture. 

Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Prepare your muffin sheets (you will need 2).
  • Add the dry ingredients with the liquid ingredients. Combine well together.
  • Add in the 100 ml of coffee. Mix all well.

Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting

  • Put the batter into the cupcake paper holders in the muffin pan.

Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting

  • In a pre-heated oven, bake the cupcakes for 12-15 minutes. To know if they are done: insert a toothpick into the center of a cupcake. The toothpick should come out clean.

How to make Coffee Buttercream Frosting:

  • Beat  2 sticks of unsalted butter (1 cup) softened. (Until smooth, with no clumps.)
  • Add in 1/2 cup of cocoa and 1 cup of powdered sugar.
  • Melt 1/4 cup chocolate chips in microwave or in pan, add to the butter mix.
  • On low speed, beat in 1 teaspoon of dry coffee (fined). Cream will be smooth.

Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting

  • Put the cream on the cupcakes using a cream pastry bag.

Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting

Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting

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Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting

Coffee Cupcakes with Coffee Buttercream Frosting

Espresso infused cupcakes with espresso buttercream frosting and a hint of chocolate.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 412 kcal

Equipment

  • bowls
  • saucepan
  • muffin pan
  • muffin cups
  • hand mixer
  • piping bag with tip

Ingredients
  

  • cup unsalted butter
  • 2 ½ cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 large egg
  • 100 ml espresso

Cream:

  • 4 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup cocoa
  • 2 cup powder sugar
  • 2 tsp coffee

Instructions
 

  • Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl: 2 1/2 cups of flour, 1 teaspoons of baking soda, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, and 1 cup of sugar.
    Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting
  • In a separate bowl, mix together 150 ml of yogurt and 1 egg.
  • Melt 1/3 cup of unsalted butter, in the microwave or over the stove in a pan. Add it to the yogurt and egg mixture.
    Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting
  • Preheat oven to 350F. Prepare your muffin sheets (you will need 2).
  • Add the dry ingredients with the liquid ingredients. Combine well together.
  • Add in the 100 ml of coffee. Mix all well.
    Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting
  • Put the batter into the cupcake paper holders in the muffin pan.
    Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting
  • In a pre-heated oven, bake the cupcakes for 12-15 minutes.

Cream:

  • Beat 4 sticks of unsalted butter (1 cup) softened. (Until smooth, with no clumps.)
  • Add in 1 cup of cocoa and 1 cup of powdered sugar.
  • Melt 1/2 cup chocolate chips in microwave or in pan, add to the butter mix.
  • On low speed, beat in 2 teaspoon of dry coffee (fined). Cream will be smooth.
    Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting
  • Put the cream on the cupcakes using a cream pastry bag.
  • Enjoy!
    Coffee Cupcakes with Simple Coffee Buttercream Frosting

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Coffee Cupcakes with Coffee Buttercream Frosting
Amount Per Serving
Calories 412 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 68mg23%
Sodium 119mg5%
Potassium 144mg4%
Carbohydrates 52g17%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 656IU13%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword butter, buttercream, chocolate chips, cocoa, coffee, coffee buttercream, coffee cupcake, cupcake, dessert, espresso, flour, frosting, sweet
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2 Comments

  1. Coffee and cupcakes…my two favourite things!!

  2. Me too! Wonderful flavors!

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