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Chocolate Mocha Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Join us in learning how to bake these tasty treats that combine a perfect blend of the decadent chocolate and aromatic coffee. These are soft and moist cupcakes topped with white and creamy cream cheese frosting then sprinkled with chocolate candy sprinkles.

Chocolate Mocha Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting


How To Make Chocolate Mocha Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting


The wonderful aroma and taste of cocoa and coffee are blended in perfect harmony with simple ingredients that are readily found in your cupboard or kitchen pantry.

Ingredients for Chocolate Mocha Cupcakes


Here are the ingredients that you will need to make these delicious and delightful Mocha Cupcakes:
  • ¾ cup Nescafe Instant Coffee, prepared
  • ½ cup Hershey's cocoa, sifted
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ¾ cup butter, softened
  • 2 large whole eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon table salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Ingredients for Chocolate Mocha Cupcakes

Ingredients for Cream Cheese Frosting

Here are the ingredients that you will need to make the cream cheese frosting for these tasty Mocha Cupcakes:
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 pack Philadelphia cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate candy sprinkles

Ingredients for Cream Cheese Frosting

Other Things Needed to Make Chocolate Mocha Cupcakes


Here are the other things or kitchen tools that you will need to use to make these easy to bake chocolate mocha cupcakes:
  1. 3 large bowls for mixing wet ingredients, dry ingredients, and frosting
  2. 12 pieces cupcake liners
  3. 1 large cupcake baking pan
  4. Hand mixer
  5. Cupcake decorating set

Step by Step Procedures on How To Make Chocolate Mocha Cupcakes



Here are the steps or procedures in making these delightful mocha cupcake treats with creamy white sugar frosting:

1.  In a bowl, add the instant coffee mixture.


Adding coffee mixture into the bowl.
2.  Add the cocoa powder.


Adding cocoa powder into the bowl.
3.  Whisk coffee and cocoa in the bowl until smooth in consistency.


Whisking coffee and cocoa until smooth.
4.  Add the whole eggs.


Adding large whole eggs.
5.  Add the vanilla extract.

Adding vanilla extract.
6.  Whisk until well combined.


Whisking ingredients until combined.
7.  In another bowl, add the all-purpose flour.


Adding all-purpose flour to a separate bowl.
8.  Add the white sugar.


Adding the white sugar to the mixture.
9.  Add the baking powder.


Adding the baking powder to the mixture.
10.  Add the baking soda.


Adding the baking soda to the mixture.
11.  Add the table salt.


Adding salt to the mixture.
12.  Use a spatula to mix dry ingredients until well combined.


Mixing all dry ingredients.
13.  Add the butter.


Adding softened butter to the mixture.
14.  Using a hand mixer, beat butter until it resembles fine crumbs.


Beating butter until it turns into crumbs.
15.  Combine dry ingredients with wet ingredients.


Combining wet and dry ingredients.
16.  Mix all ingredients using a hand mixer.


Mixing all ingredients using a hand mixer.
17.  Blend ingredients well until smooth in consistency.

Blending ingredients until smooth in consistency.
18.  Fill each cupcake liner with the chocolate mocha mixture.


Filling each cupcake liner with mixture.
19.  Use all the cupcake mixture to fill up each cupcake liner.

Filled up cupcake liners with mocha mixture.
20.  Bake chocolate mocha cupcakes in a preheated oven at 350°F for 18 minutes.

Baking cupcakes in the oven.
21.  Allow cupcakes to rest and cool down.


Allowing cupcakes to rest and cool down.

Procedures on How To Make Cream Cheese Frosting

While waiting for the cupcakes to bake in the oven, I already started making the cream cheese frosting.  It only takes a few minutes to make the cupcake frosting or icing.  Here are the step by step procedures on how to make this creamy cream cheese frosting for the chocolate mocha cupcakes:

1.  In a bowl, add the cream cheese.

Adding cream cheese in the bowl.
2.  Add the freshly squeezed lemon juice.


Adding lemon juice to the bowl.
3.  Add the vanilla extract.
Adding vanilla extract to the mixture.
4.  Add the powdered sugar to the mixture.

Adding powdered sugar to the bowl.
5.  Use a hand mixer to blend all the frosting ingredients.

Blending all ingredients using a hand mixer.
6.  Add the cream cheese frosting using a cupcake decorating set.

Adding cream cheese frosting to cupcake.
7.  Add chocolate candy sprinkles on top of cupcakes.

Adding chocolate sprinkles to cupcake.
Serve these delectable cupcakes with your favorite coffee or tea for snack, merienda, or dessert.



Yield or Servings for this Chocolate Mocha Cupcakes Recipe

You will get 12 regular sized chocolate mocha cupcakes for this recipe or 24 mini sized cupcakes.

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