Sunday, March 01, 2015

Expresso cupcake

One can never miss refreshing their senses with coffee aroma and the flavor any day.. I am not very coffee person ,but I was the same like others.Coffee is most consumed beverage, one cannot miss drinking before starting the day.Last few years I stopped drinking coffee at home.I drink occasionally only when I am travelling.I started trying coffee flavors here.We have wide range here and found Kirkland 100% Dark Roast Columbia fine grind makes equally good south indian good filter coffee.

Yields:11-12 cupcakes
Flour-1 cup
Sugar-1 cup
Unsweetened Cocoa powder-1/3 cup
Baking Soda-1/2 tsp
Salt-1/4 tsp
Butter,melted or Oil-1/2 cup
Vanilla essence-1 tsp
Instant Coffee powder-1 tsp
Hot Expresso-1/2 cup

1.Preheat the oven for 375*F.Line the muffin tin for paper liners.
2.Sift flour,sugar,cocoa,baking soda and salt into a bowl.
3.Beat sugar and eggs for 2-3 minutes and then add the melted butter and vanilla essence.
Beat again for one minute.
4.Add the flour mixture into the wet mix in three portions.
5.Make hot espresso with your favourite coffee.Mix coffee powder to it.
(To make expresso,boil 2 tbsps of grinded coffee powder to 1/2 cup of water for 2-3 minutes.Filter it and use it in place of expresso)
6.Gently fold in the expresso into the cupcake batter.
7.Using a large spoon,distribute the batter into the prepared muffin tins
8.Bake them in preheated oven (375*F) for twenty minutes 

I clicked the first daylight picture as it was so sunny on that day
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