Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons Unsweetened Natural Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and warm
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee
  • 1/2 cup hot coffee
  • 3/4 cup chopped peppermint Andes

Peppermint Swiss Meringue Buttercream

  • 5 large egg whites
  • 1-1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 sticks unsalted butter, diced and softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract

Chocolate Pouring Sauce

  • 2/3 cups dark chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 4 tablespoons powdered sugar, sifted
  • 4-5 tablespoons water, warm

Preparation

Click here for preparation method.

Thanks! You've already liked this