I was in a baking mood and need a really interesting, not your standard cupcake.
I found, on another blog, this recipe. I searched for awhile but I kept coming back to this one.
I knew I had to give it a try. So glad I did.
Kahlua Chocolate Cupcakes w/ Kahlua Buttercream Frosting
original recipe: from Patti @ http://worththewhisk.com/. Recipe Under: Cupcake Recipe
recipe and pictures adapted by Kelly @ Something Different For Dinner.
Kahlua Chocolate Cupcakes with Kahlua Buttercream Frosting
- 3 eggs, separated
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
- 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
- 3/4 cup strong cold coffee
- 3/4 cup Kahlua
- Kahlua Buttercream Frosting (recipe follows)
In a medium bowl, or in the bowl of a stand mixer, beat egg whites until frothy; then beat in sugar until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
|Letting my butter get to room temp. and my seperated eggs. The egg white, nice and stiff.|
Cream butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in egg yolks one at a time.
Sift flour, cocoa and baking soda together. Add to creamed mixture alternately with coffee and Kahlua; blend well.
Fold egg whites into batter. Fill prepared cupcake cups to 2/3 full.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Remove cupcakes from tins and cool on rack completely before frosting.
Makes 2 dozen cupcakes.
Kahlua Buttercream Frosting
- 6 Tbsp butter
- 1 lb. powdered sugar
- 3 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
- 4 Tbsp. Kahlua
- 2-3 Tbsp. hot coffee
|starting my frosting|
|frosting all done|
In large bowl, cream together butter and powdered sugar. Add cocoa powder, Kahlua and hot coffee. Beat until smooth. Frosts 2 dozen cupcakes.