Coffee Chocolate Cupcakes with Baileys Irish Cream Frosting
CUPCAKES 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 cup buttermilk 3 heaping T cocoa 1 stick butter 1/2 cup coffee 1 cup sugar 1 cup flour 1/4 tsp salt 1 egg 1/2 tsp vanilla
In a small bowl, dissolve baking soda in room-temperature buttermilk. In a saucepan, melt butter and cocoa together at a low temperature. When smooth, add coffee. In a separate bowl, sift together sugar, flour, and salt. Add cocoa mixture and egg and mix at low speed. Add buttermilk mixture and vanilla and beat until smooth. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean
ICING 1 stick butter 4 cups confectioners’ sugar 1/4 cup Baileys 1 tsp vanilla 1 T milk 2 T coffee
Beat ingredients together until smooth. Spread on cupcakes.