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Tiramisu Cupcakes: A heavenly blend of coffee and cream in every bite

Tiramisu Cupcakes: A heavenly blend of coffee and cream in every bite

Discover the delicious fusion of classic tiramisu flavors in these exquisite tiramisu cupcakes. Each cupcake is infused with the rich essence of coffee and cocoa, combined with a deliciously creamy mascarpone and vanilla frosting that mirrors the creamy layer of traditional tiramisu. These cupcakes offer a sophisticated twist on the beloved Italian dessert, perfectly portioned for individual indulgence.

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Why you'll love it:

  • Coffee brew: The addition of instant coffee in the batter ensures that every bite carries the bold, aromatic flavor of freshly brewed coffee, attracting coffee lovers.
  • Creamy mascarpone frosting: The frosting, a blend of mascarpone, whipped cream and vanilla, provides a silky texture and rich flavor that complements the cupcakes beautifully.
  • Perfect balance of flavors: The subtle sweetness of the cake, combined with the richness of the cocoa and the depth of the coffee, creates a balanced flavor profile that is neither too sweet nor too overpowering.

Perfect occasion: These tiramisu cupcakes are perfect for any gathering where you want to impress with a unique and elegant dessert. They are ideal for coffee breaks, book club meetings, hen parties or any other festive occasion. These cupcakes are sure to be a conversation starter and a crowd pleaser at any event.

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Decorating Tips:

  • Cocoa dusting: Before serving, sprinkle the tops of the cupcakes with a thin layer of cocoa powder to mimic the classic tiramisu presentation.
  • Chocolate curls: Add a touch of elegance with delicate chocolate curls or shavings scattered over the frosting for an extra chocolatey touch.
  • Coffee bean topping: Place a single coffee bean on each cupcake for a chic and direct nod to the flavor of the coffee inside.

Ingredients for the Cupcakes:

  • 2 eggs
  • 100 grams of sugar
  • Vanilla extract to taste
  • 100 ml of vegetable oil
  • 100 grams of natural yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon of cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon of instant coffee
  • A pinch of salt
  • 120 grams of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon (8 grams) baking powder

Ingredients for the glaze:

  • 200 grams of mascarpone
  • 100 ml whipped cream
  • Vanilla extract to taste
  • 60 grams of sugar

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven and prepare the molds: Preheat your oven to 180 degrees Celsius (356 degrees Fahrenheit). Line a cupcake mold with paper liners.
  2. Mix the dry ingredients: In a bowl, mix the flour, cocoa powder, instant coffee, baking powder and salt.
  3. Combine wet ingredients: In another bowl, whisk together eggs, sugar, vanilla extract, oil and yogurt until smooth.
  4. Combine the mixtures: Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, stirring until everything is well combined.
  5. Cook: Divide the batter evenly between the prepared cupcake liners. Bake for about 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Prepare the frosting: While the cupcakes cool, whisk together the mascarpone, whipped cream, sugar and vanilla extract until smooth and fluffy.
  7. Decorate: Once the cupcakes have completely cooled, frost them with the mascarpone mixture.
  8. Final touches: Sprinkle with cocoa powder and add additional decorations.

Enjoy these divine tiramisu cupcakes, where each bite brings a taste of Italy home, perfect for any occasion that calls for a special treat!

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