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Why I Love This Recipe
I can't remember which of my cupcake cookbooks I got the cake recipe from, but a friend gave me the recipe for the frosting and said, "Here, create a cupcake around this!" No problem, I LOVE anything coffee. These were for a ravioli party I had and they were gone in minutes. Enjoy!
Ingredients You'll Need
2 cups flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons salt
3 sticks unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
4 large eggs
2 tablespoons coffee extract
1 cup half and half
Preheat oven to 350º.
Mix flour, powder, and salt together and set aside.
Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy in mixer.
Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
Add coffee extract.
Alternately add dry ingredients and half and half, beating till smooth.
Pour into prepared tins and bake 25 min. or till tester comes out clean.
Cool completely. Frost with cream cheese-mascarpone frosting and dust with cinnamon.
Questions, Comments & Reviews
Is it like almond paste?