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Cappuccino Chocolate Cupcakes


Ingredients:

Preparation:

1 package (18-1/4 ounces) of your favorite dark chocolate cake mix
1-1/3 cups of strong brewed or instant coffee, at room temperature
3  whole eggs
1/3 cup vegetable oil or melted butter
1 container (16 ounces) of vanilla frosting
2 tablespoons of coffee liqueur
Additional coffee liqueur (optional)
Grated chocolate*
Chocolate-covered coffee beans (optional)
*Grate half of a 3 or 4-ounce milk, dark espresso chocolate candy bar on the large holes of a grater.

 

1.  Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 24 standard (2-1/2-inch) muffin pan cups with foil or paper baking cups.
2.  Beat cake mix, coffee, eggs and oil with electric mixer at low speed for 30 seconds. Beat at medium speed for about 2 minutes.
3.  Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling 2/3 full. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until toothpicks inserted into centers come out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes. Remove cupcakes to racks; cool completely.
4.  Combine frosting and 2 tablespoons liqueur in small bowl; mix well. Frost and sprinkle with grated chocolate. Garnish with chocolate-covered coffee beans, if desired.
Makes 24 CupCakes 
 

 

 

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LaLa Castro Founder of eLaLa & Sparkles Forever, passionately runs her fashion jewelry business along with other passionate websites that unites social communities. SparklesForever.com is an online jewelry boutique providing fashionistas around the world with fashion jewelry for less. When she is not hand-picking jewels for her online store, she’s an avid Champagne and cupcake enthusiast who runs both TheCupcakeRecipes.com and BubblyAndSweet.com, along with other fast community growing websites. LaLa gives back to her community by supporting various causes such as, Women For Women International and as a social media addict she enjoys advising small businesses on the joys of communicating online. Lala Castro’s main goal in life is to inspire anyone who has a passion. By supporting your passion and sharing with others around the world, you create a life full of energy and love. We hope you can be a part of this passionate world that we love to call Lala-Land.