Espresso Cupcakes with Mascarpone Cream

Espresso Cupcakes with Mascarpone Cream

Espresso Cupcakes with Mascarpone Cream

Try these espresso cupcakes served with mascarpone cream on the top: the perfect dessert recipe if you're a coffee lover!

March 20, 2015

Type of dish

Dietary Consideration

serves for

8

total time

0 HR 0 MIN

ingredients

self-raising flour
110 g
light brown sugar
110 g
butter
110 gr, softened
Eggs
2, beaten
coffee
1 tbsp, cold strong black
butter
175 g
Icing sugar
350 g
mascarpone
225 g
instant coffee powder
7 - 8 tsp

Preparation

For the cupcakes
Heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) gas 4.

Place paper cases in a 12 hole bun tin.

Sift the flour and baking powder into a mixing bowl and stir in the sugar.

Beat in the eggs and coffee, beating well until combined.

Spoon into the paper cases and bake for about 20 minutes until risen and springy to the touch.

Leave in the tins for 5 minutes then place on a wire rack to cool completely.

For the mascarpone cream
Beat the butter until soft, then sift in the icing sugar.

Gradually beat in the mascarpone until smooth and creamy.

Spoon a little mascarpone cream on top of each cake and sprinkle with instant coffee.

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