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Espresso martini cupcakes recipe

Espresso martini cupcakes recipe

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For a last minute Valentine's Day dessert, try these espresso martini cupcakes. Using mini chocolate chip muffins as a handy shortcut, add a drizzle of espresso martini liqueur and top with a swirl of buttercream icing for a sweet treat for two. See method

  • Serves 2
  • 15 mins to prepare
  • 590 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 120g vanilla frosting
  • 4 tsp Finest Espresso Martini
  • 4 tbsp icing sugar
  • 4 mini double chocolate muffins
  • 8 coffee beans (optional)

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    2480kj
    590kcal
    30%
  • Fat

    22g 32%
  • Saturates

    8g 39%
  • Sugars

    81g 90%
  • Salt

    0.5g 8%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 93.7g Protein 3.3g Fibre 1.5g

Method

  1. Put the vanilla frosting in a bowl and stir through 2 tsp of the espresso martini. Next, stir through 3 tbsp of icing sugar until it is thick and holding its shape. Add another 1 tbsp icing sugar if necessary and stir. 
  2. Cut the very top peaks from the muffins to level. Prick each cupcake with a fork and drizzle over the remaining espresso martini (½ tsp over each one). Put a generous spoonful of the frosting on top of each cake and smooth with the back of the spoon or a butter knife. Decorate each with 2 coffee beans, if using.

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