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Mocha Bomb Cupcakes

These Mocha Bomb cupcakes were made especially for my mom who happens to be “tha’ bomb!” Caution: these are only for the strong. They are rich and filled with strong, oozing, dark chocolate and coffee! 

Mocha Bomb Cupcakes

By: Bekie A

Dry ingredients 

2 cups of sugar

1 1/2 tsp baking powder

1 3/4 cup of self rising flour ( don’t have it? Add 1 1/2 tsp of baking soda and another 1/2 tsp of salt)

1/2 tsp salt

Wet ingredients 

2 eggs

1 cup of coffee

1/4 cup of coconut oil

1/4 cup of melted butter

2 tsp vanilla extract

Directions

Mix together wet ingredients separate from the dry ingredients. Slowly add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Using an icecream scoop, scoop one heaping spoonful into each lined cupcake pan. Bake at 350 for 12-14 minutes. Makes 16-18.

Ganache 

1 1/2 cup of dark chocolate chips

1/2 cup of half n half

2 Tbsp of strong coffee 

Directions

 Pour chips, half n half, and coffee into a large glass jar and microwave for 45 seconds. Stir and heat another 45 seconds. Allow to cool to room temp. Using a syringe ( I used a kid’s medicine 2 tsp syringe). Insert into the cupcake and and finish with the ganache spilling over the top.

Garnish with a coffee bean or chocolate bark.  

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