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Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Coffee and Walnut Cupcakes Recipe

Makes 12 cupcakes

1 tbsp instant coffee granules
1 tbsp boiling water
115g butter
140g self raising flour
140g caster sugar
2 tbsp milk
2 large eggs
25g pecans, chopped
1 tbsp instant coffee granules
1 tbsp boiling water
50g butter
110g icing sugar
12 pecans

  1. Heat oven to 180 degrees C and line 12 muffin tins with paper cases.
  2. Mix the coffee granules and boiling water, in a large bowl.  Add the butter, flour, sugar, milk and eggs. Mix until smooth then stir in the chopped pecans.
  3. Spoon the mixture into the prepared muffin cases and cook for 20-25 minutes or until risen and golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
  4. To make the icing, beat the butter. Mix the coffee granules and boiling water, then add the coffee and icing sugar to the butter. Stir until smooth and free of streaks.
  5. Ice the cupcakes with this icing and decorate with a pecan on top.
Coffee and Pecan Cupcake

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