Item# WLRECIP-553

Black Eye Coffee House Cupcakes

Item No. WLRECIP-553
Amount
About 24 cupcakes
Skill Level
Intermediate

If you love coffee and a caffeine buzz, these are the cupcakes for you! These cupcakes are named after the popular coffee house drink, the Black Eye, made by pouring two shots of espresso into a cup of drip-brewed java. The drink was named for the way the espresso ring looked while being poured into the coffee. Delicious and fragrant, these cupcakes are for true coffee lovers!

Ingredients

Print

List of ingredients that you can add to your cart by selecting and then choosing "Add Selected to Cart"
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons instant espresso powder
  • 3 cups sifted cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract, 4 Oz.
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening
  • 4 cups sifted confectioners' sugar

Tools

List of ingredients that you can add to your cart by selecting and then choosing "Add Selected to Cart"
  • ColorCups Black Polka Dot Cupcake Liners
  • small bowl
  • Scoop-it Measuring Cups
  • Scoop-it Measuring Spoons
  • sifter
  • medium bowl
  • Toothpick
  • 10 x 16 Non-Stick Cooling Rack
  • Fine mesh strainer
  • Small saucepan
  • Cyclone Whisk
  • large bowl
  • Open Star Decorating Tip 22 Carded
  • Round Tip 230
  • Straight Icing Spatula, 11-Inch - Straight Cake Spatula
  • Perfect Results Premium Non-Stick Bakeware Muffin and Cupcake Pan, 12-Cup
Select All

Instructions

Print

Click To Mark Complete

  • How To

    Center Column Tiered Cake Construction
    Center Column Tiered Cake Construction

    Another very easy way to construct a tier cake. The Wilton Basic Tall Tier Cake Stand Set includes 5 twist-apart columns with one bottom and one top bolt, an 18 in. footed base plate, 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16 in. separator plates.

    Recommended Recipes