Espresso cupcakes with chocolate ganache and white chocolate frosting are rich, indulgent, and amazingly chocolaty. As if the espresso cupcake weren’t already over the top in scrumptiousness, it is filled with a chocolate ganache that is full-bodied and intense. The white chocolate frosting adds even more powerful chocolate flavor to create an amazingly rich dessert. This is a cupcake for a special dessert table, an elegant party, or maybe, just a snack with a glass of milk.
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If it’s time for your friends to come over for a small afternoon party and you are thinking about serving them pastries that are easy on the calories and easy on the budget, then try these enticingly delicious Margarita Cupcakes! It’s perfect for bachelorette parties and other occasions where you can have a taste of your favorite margarita concoction without getting the hangover. Serve these, complete with all the trimmings like a slice of lime, and you will surely impress your friends.
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Are you ready for the simplest cupcake recipe ever? If so, then these pina colada cupcakes are for you. The batter contains an entire can of crushed pineapple and a box of yellow cake mix. That’s it. The frosting is slightly more complex, as it consists of cream cheese, crushed pineapple, coconut flakes and sugar. Yes, you read that right. Two ingredients for the cupcakes and 4 for the frosting – and your end result is a non-alcoholic pina colada-esque dessert. Yum!
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Bottoms Up! Irish Cream Hot Fudge Cupcakes are perfect for St. Patrick’s Day parties. The recipe calls for a lot of Bailey’s Irish Cream incorporated into each component of the dessert and even utilizes the tiny Bailey’s bottles. The cake is a great deal like a brownie but less dense, the ganache is rich, and the frosting features more Irish Cream as well. The Irish cream hot fudge sauce is served in the mini Bailey’s bottles in the middle of the cake.
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You don’t have to Irish to celebrate St. Patrick’s day – or eat these cupcakes – but you should be an adult, thanks to the liquor in the recipe. The cupcakes are a red velvet recipe that has been altered to use green food coloring instead of red, in order to match the holiday. After baking, an edible chocolate liquor cup is inserted into the top of each cupcake. Top them with an Irish whiskey cream cheese frosting, and then fill the chocolate liquor cups with green beer before serving.
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Are you ready for a winning combination of coffee, chocolate and sugar? After all, nothing says, “wake up” like caffeine and sugar combined! These adults-only cupcakes contain brewed coffee, espresso granules, cocoa powder, vanilla extract and a whopping two cups of sugar, as well as more standard ingredients like flour and butter. The frosting contains more cocoa powder and espresso granules, along with butter, salt, vanilla extract, sugar and milk. For an added bonus, top the frosting with a drizzle of chocolate ganache, as well as a chocolate covered coffee bean.
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Wine lovers will surely be fascinated with these Zinfandel wine cupcakes. Besides its gourmet look, the taste will surely make you drool for more. The cupcake is made out of moist cake and Zinfandel wine, while the frosting also has wine and cocoa. The top frosting has curls of chocolate for design. It doesn’t matter if you are into wine or not, you will surely love these yummy wine filled cupcakes.
These mimosa cupcakes are certainly perfect for afternoon tea. The cupcakes are made out of vanilla bean and vanilla extract that will make you go oooh and add with just its delicious aroma. The vanilla frosting is made into creamy thick ones to perfectly match this vanilla flavored cupcake. To finish these cupcakes, a dash of mimosa is placed to garnish the frosting. Compliment these cupcakes with a cup of your favorite tea.
Nothing says Saint Patrick’s Day like these Bailey’s Irish Dream cupcakes. What makes them so perfect for the holiday? It’s not the green sprinkles or Shamrocks covering them; it’s the addition of Guiness in the cupcake batter (alongside the usual butter, cocoa powder, flour, sugar, salt and baking soda), and the Bailey’s Irish Cream in the frosting, plus sugar and butter, of course. They may look harmless, but these treats pack quite a punch!
Beer lovers out there will surely enjoy these stout cupcakes which are made out of chocolate, sugar and stout espresso. The combination of cocoa and espresso make these cupcakes very flavorful which made these stout cupcakes extremely irresistible. The top ganache of these cupcakes are made out of chopped semi-sweet chocolates, vanilla extract and heavy cream. To finish the stout cupcake, there are twisted pretzels and tiny chocolates placed on top of the cupcakes.
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