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Coffee cup cupcakes

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.


For the cupcakes

  • Preheat the oven to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • In a bowl add the boiling water, the chocolate finely chopped, and let it set for a few seconds to melt. Whisk until the chocolate melts completely.
  • Add the cocoa powder, the coffee, the sugar, and whisk well.
  • Add the egg, the heavy cream, the sunflower oil, the vanilla, the salt, and mix.
  • In another bowl mix the flour with the baking powder and add them to the bowl with the rest of the ingredients. Whisk well until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • In a 6-cup muffin pan, place the special baking cups and fill them with the mixture.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes and set aside to cool.

For the ganache

  • In a bowl add the chocolate crumbled into pieces, the heavy cream, and cover with plastic wrap.
  • Microwave at 800 Watt for 1 ½ -2 minutes until melted.
  • Remove and set it aside.

For the filling

  • In a bowl add the cream cheese, the icing sugar, the vanilla, and whisk.
  • Transfer into a pastry bag and refrigerate.

To assemble

  • Place the sugar paste onto your working surface and roll it out into 20x6 cm, using a rolling pin.
  • Cut a 1 cm thick strip from the longer side.
  • With a knife cut the remaining sugar paste all around, so that it is 18x5,5 cm. Cut the piece you removed into small pieces and set them aside to serve.
  • Wrap the sugar paste strip around the rolling pin. Set aside for 30 minutes until stabilized. You will use this piece as the cup’s handle.
  • Cut a cupcake all around to flatten its surface and make a small hole on its top side. Wrap with the sugar paste and stick it together with a little water.
  • Spread the edges of the handle with a little water and stick it onto the cup, from the seam side. Hold onto it by pressing lightly until it sticks well.
  • Add the filling into the cupcake and cover with the ganache.
  • Sprinkle with the sugar paste pieces and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
46 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
80 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
140 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
35 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
76 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
20 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
18 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
11 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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