• Coffee cupcakes (One World Kitchen)Source: One World Kitchen

This recipe calls for Vietnamese brewed coffee, which uses a stainless steel filter, but if you can't source one, regular coffee will do.

Makes
12

Preparation

10min

Cooking

25min

Skill level

Easy
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Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup (200 g) sugar
  • ½ cup palm sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 ½ tbsp ground coffee 
  • 2 ⅓ cups (350 g) flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup (180 ml) Vietnamese brewed coffee, cooled

 

Frosting

  • 1 cup condensed milk
  • 5 cups icing sugar
  • 1 ½ tbsp (30 ml) Vietnamese brewed coffee, cooled

Cook's notes

Oven temperatures are for conventional; if using fan-forced (convection), reduce the temperature by 20˚C. | We use Australian tablespoons and cups: 1 teaspoon equals 5 ml; 1 tablespoon equals 20 ml; 1 cup equals 250 ml. | All herbs are fresh (unless specified) and cups are lightly packed. | All vegetables are medium size and peeled, unless specified. | All eggs are 55-60 g, unless specified.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180C (350F).
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  3. Beat butter with sugar and palm sugar. Add vanilla extract. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add sour cream and coffee grounds and mix well.
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  5. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Pour flour mixture into sugar mixture, mixing continuously.
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  7. When well combined, slowly add coffee, mixing thoroughly.
  8. Pour into greased cupcake tin.
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  10. Bake for 25 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
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  12. Meanwhile, warm condensed milk on the stove. Add sugar and stir until thickened. Add coffee and stir to incorporate.
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  14. When cupcakes have come out of the oven and have cooled slightly, pour frosting over top. Let cool before serving.