Chocolate Whiskey Cupcakes with Irish Cream Frosting

by

Drop

POSTED Mon, 22 February 2016

Serves

9

Total Time

40 MINS

Calories

527

This one's for the adults... Irish whiskey with classic flavour pairings of chocolate and coffee, in boozy cupcake form!

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Egg icon
    Egg

    1 (about 50 g)

  • Hot coffee icon
    Hot coffee

    60 g (about ¼ cup)

  • Irish whiskey icon
    Irish whiskey

    60 g (about ¼ cup)

  • Buttermilk icon
    Buttermilk

    120 g (about ½ cup)

  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil

    55 g (about 3 ⅞ tablespoons)

  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour

    130 g (about 1 cups)

  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder

    30 g (about ¼ cup)

  • Bicarbonate of soda icon
    Bicarbonate of soda

    5 g (about 1 ⅛ teaspoons)

  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder

    2.5 g (about ½ teaspoon)

  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar

    190 g (about 1 cup)

  • Salt icon
    Salt

    1 pinch (about 0.38 g)

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter

    140 g (about ½ cup)room temperature

  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar

    400 g (about 3 ¼ cups)

  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract

    5 g (about 1 ⅛ teaspoons)

  • Irish cream liqueur icon
    Irish cream liqueur

    2 tablespoons (about 28.5 g)

    METHOD


  • 1. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  • 2. Line a clean muffin pan
  • 3. Add egg, hot coffee, irish whiskey, buttermilk and sunflower oil to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 4. Mix then set aside
  • 5. Add plain flour, cocoa powder, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder, granulated sugar and salt to a clean medium bowl
  • 6. Whisk briefly until blended
  • 7. Transfer dry ingredients to batter
  • 8. Mix until combined
  • 9. Transfer batter to muffin pan
  • 10. Bake until skewer tests clean - 15 min
  • 11. Let cool completely
  • 12. Add unsalted butter to a clean stand mixer bowl
  • 13. Cream until light and fluffy
  • 14. Add powdered sugar, vanilla extract and irish cream liqueur to the stand mixer bowl
  • 15. Mix until creamy
  • 16. Frost generously

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