Coffee and Walnut Cupcakes

Coffee and Walnut Cupcakes

Just now i finished making these lovely and yummy cupcakes.I made these cupcakes for my

friend,whom we are visiting tomorrow for lunch.These cupcakes are really very easy to do,just

add all the ingredients to one bowl and beat on medium to low speed for 2 to 3 minutes and bake it

for 20 minutes.Here goes the recipe.. 

Makes 12
Cooking time 20 minutes


Self-raising flour-150g
Baking powder-1/2tsp
Golden caster sugar-125g
Espresso coffee powder-2tsp
Boiling water-2tsp
Chopped walnuts-50g
Salt a pinch

Coffee butter cream :
Espresso coffee powder-1tsp
Boiling water-2tsp
Unsalted butter,softened-100g
Icing sugar-150g
Walnut halves,to decorate


Preheat oven to 180C.
Line a 12-section bun tray with paper cake cases.
Blend the coffee powder with the boiling water.Put the butter,caster sugar,egg,flour and baking powder in a bowl.Add the coffee and beat with a electric hand mixer for 2 to 5 minutes  on medium to low speed until light and creamy.Stir in the chopped walnuts.Divide the cake mixture between the paper cases.

Bake in a preheated oven 180C for 20 minutes or until risen and just firm to the touch.Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

For Coffee butter cream:

Blend the coffee powder with the boiling water.Beat the butter and icing sugar in a bowl until pale and creamy.

Put the butter cream in a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle and pipe swirls over the tops of the cakes.Decorate each with a walnut half.


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