Mocha Cupcake Recipe #coffeeislife




Yield 12

Looking for a fantastic treat that will satisfy your sweet tooth? These mocha cupcakes are just what you need.


Cupcake Ingredients:

Frosting Ingredients:



  1. Preheat oven at 350.
  2. Line cupcake pan with paper cupcake liners.
  3. Cream sugar with butter until light and creamy.
  4. Add egg
  5. Add vanilla extract.
  6. In a separate bowl add flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cocoa .
  7. Mix until thoroughly combined.
  8. Begin adding the dry mixture in with the butter and sugar combination.
  9. Alternate the dry ingredients with the milk.
  10. Gently stir in the fresh brewed coffee.
  11. Beat well until all combined.
  12. Scoop the batter into the paper liners until each cup is 3/4 filled.
  13. Bake at 350 for 21 minutes.
  14. Remove from baking pan and allow to cool.


  1. Put soften butter in the mixing bowl.
  2. Add powdered sugar and cocoa.
  3. Beat until the combination looks like little pebbles.
  4. Add whipping cream.
  5. Add brewed coffee.
  6. Mix until peaks appear.
  7. If this doesn't peak then add 1/2 C more of powdered sugar.
  8. Continue to mix until the frosting forms peaks.
  9. Frost your usual way.
  10. You also can use a zip lock bag, cutting a corner adding a tip to frost your cupcakes.
  11. Or using a pastry bag adding your favorite tip and frost.

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Recipe by My Crafty Life at