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21 October 2011

CHOCOLATE ESPRESSO CAKE ( CUPCAKE)

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Recipe source:Authentic Suburban Gourmet
You can find the original recipe here.

For the cake
Ingredients

  1. All purpose flour- 1 3/4 cup
  2. Sugar- 2 cups
  3. Unsweetened cocoa powder- 3/4 cup
  4. Baking soda- 2tsp
  5. Baking powder- 1 tsp
  6. Salt -1/4 tsp
  7. Buttermilk- 1 cup
  8. Vegetable oil- 1/2 cup
  9. Eggs-2 large
  10. Vanilla essence- 2tsp
  11. Freshly brewed hot coffee- 1 cup




Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180 deg c
  • Line the cake tins/cup cake trays with parchment paper/cupcake liners.Or just lightly grease the pan and dust with flour,tapping out excess
  • Whisk together all purpose flour,sugar,cocoa powder,baking soda,baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
  • In another bowl whisk together buttermilk,oil,eggs and vanilla essence.
  • Slowly beat in the buttermilk mixture into the dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  • Now slowly beat in the hot coffee and mix until combined.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pans and bake  for 30 to 35 minutes or until  a cake tester inserted into the cake comes out clean.
  • Let the cake cool in the pan for completely before removing .



Frosting
Ingredients

  1. Whipping cream-2 cups
  2. Sugar-2 tbsp
  3. Instant coffee powder-1/2 tsp
  4. Cocoa powder- 1 tbsp




Method

  • Combine all the ingredients and whip to form stiff peaks.
  • Spread this over the cake and serve.
Sending this to Bake fest event at zesty palette  hosted by vardhini






18 comments:

  1. Gorgeous looking cupcakes......so moist & spongy and the pictures are amazing as always.

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  2. Chocolate espresso cake luks stunning and Impressive.Well presented and clicked.Luv it.

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  3. Yummy chocolate cupcakes,looks so soft n spongy.

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  4. Soft and yummy..chocolaty,looking georgeous

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  5. Hey sweetie, I'm loving your photos. The first one here is a total WOW. So is the cake. Lovely!

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  6. Looks sooo good. Love your cliks. Just wow

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  7. wow....so moist and spongy cake...looks so gorgeous and amazing clicks dear !!!

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  8. A cake can't get more gorgeous than this. Goey smooth and chocolatey... Lovely pics!! :)

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  9. your pictures always blow me away - I am bookmarking this cupcake too for my cupcake repertoire, which by the way is very limited at the moment :)

    Priya
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  10. Beautifully presented. Cake looks wonderful.

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  11. You rock,the cake looks amazing,moist and chocolaty...

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  12. Wow , so moist and inviting!! Love your plate too :)

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  13. Very beautifullu presented. Really very moist cupcakes.

    Cheers,
    Uma
    My Kitchen Experiments

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  14. OMG!!! Simply stunning!!!! Bookmarked dear!!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  15. Love the frosting and the cake...yummy yummy

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