Cappuccino Cupcake

Cappuccino Cupcake

Dessert

  • 4

    Number of People

  • Expensive

    Cost

  • Medium

    Difficulty

  • Prep time

  • Cook time

Ingredients

  • 100 g plain flour
  • 75 g caster sugar
  • 1 packet (2 teaspoons) baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 150 ml low fat
  • Greek yoghurt
  • Strong black coffee or coffee extract, add according to your taste
  • 125 g soft light brown sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tablespoons cold espresso coffee
  • Cocoa powder, for decoration

Preparation

Mix the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Beat the eggs and add to the flour mixture, with the yoghurt. Add the coffee extract.

Pour the batter into the cups, filling to two-thirds full. Cover with lids. Steam for 10 minutes. Meanwhile make the icing, mix the brown sugar with the egg white and the coffee; place over a pan of simmering water and beat with an electric mixer until the mixture forms a thick meringue. Set aside. Remove the cups from steamer when cooked and remove the covers.

When the cupcakes are cool, ice them with a large spoonful of this coffee icing. Sprinkle with cocoa powder.

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