Mocha Cupcakes
Recipe type: Dessert
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 30
Chocolate Cupcakes
  • 1¾ cup flour
  • 1½ cup white sugar
  • ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup hot coffee
Mocha Frosting
  • 3½ cups confectioners' sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 Tbs. milk
  • 2 Tbs. cold coffee
Chocolate Cupcakes
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Line cupcake tins with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add eggs, milk, vanilla extract and butter. Mix with an electric mixer mix for 2 minutes. Then hand stir in the coffee.
  3. Pour the batter into each cupcake liner until ⅔ full.
  4. Bake for 22 minutes, or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Allow to cool in pans for 5 minutes and then place cupcakes onto wire racks to cool completely.
Mocha Frosting
  1. In a bowl, combine confectioners' sugar and cocoa powder. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl, cream butter. Gradually beat in sugar mixture, milk and coffee. Mix until fluffy.
  3. Spread or pipe frosting onto the cupcakes.
Recipe by Sugar, Spice and Family Life at