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Cupcake Hero’s ingredient of the Month is: Coffee

3/4 cup of Flour

1/2 cup of natural & Dutch Process Cocoa SIFTED

1 tbsp ground coffee

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp baking soda

Pinch of salt

1 cup sugar

1/3 cup of vegetable oil

1 egg

1/3 cup Milk

2 tbsp instant coffee

1 tsp vanilla

Mix cocoa powder ~ ground coffee ~ baking powder ~ baking soda & salt

whisk sugar, oil, and egg until smooth ~ Add flour mixture, beat until combined

whisk together milk, instant coffee, and vanilla until coffee is dissolved. Add this to the batter, beat until smooth

Scoop into baking cups ~ Bake 20 -25 mins.


Ivory Water Icing

2 cups of confectioners sugar


Ivory food coloring

mix the confectioner’s sugar with a FEW DROPS of water at a time to form a thick yet workable icing

Add a little ivory food coloring

pour over cupcakes

The taste tester feels that the coffee taste does not stand out enough. (Maybe because I used a store brand instant coffee) ~ BUT The cupcake is very tasty!!!!!