Cappuccino Vanilla Cupcakes

It’s time for another baking dish today and what better way to slowly kick off the weekend with these foodtabulous cappuccino vanilla cupcakes! I’ve played around with this recipe a couple of times and this is really one of my favorite versions of it.

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Now although you can customize it however you wish, I’d say it’s worth your time to try out this recipe as is. The coffee adds loads of earthy flavor to the frosting and the basic vanilla cupcake recipe is incredibly easy! Have fun baking these cappuccino vanilla cupcakes guys!

Cappuccino Vanilla Cupcakes


  • Serves approximately 18-24 cupcakes
  • 250 gr self-rising flour
  • 250 gr sugar
  • 50 gr cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda (bicarb soda)
  • a pinch of salt
  • 250 gr unsalted butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tbsp milk (whole fat is what I used)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Icing Ingredients:
  • Cappuccino flavored chocolate
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 200 gr (soft) unsalted butter
  • 400 gr icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 3 tbsp coffee (cooled)


  1. Sift all the dry ingredients in a bowl
  2. Mix your butter and eggs using a mixer. Start mixing on low speed for about 30 seconds and then on medium/high speed for about a minute
  3. Add milk. Again, mix on low speed for about 30 seconds and then on medium/high speed for about a minute.
  4. Repeat the same now with the vanilla extract.
  5. Fill you muffin shapes for about 3/4 and bake your cupcakes in the middle of your pre-heated oven for about 20/25 minutes.
  6. For your icing sugar mix the butter and icing sugar (in 2 batches) for about 2 minutes per batch in your mixer.
  7. Add the milk, coffee and vanilla extract. Mix for another 1-2 minutes.
  8. After icing your COOLED cupcakes you can grate some cappuccino flavored chocolate over them. Enjoy!

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