Coffee Infused Delights


Coffee lovers have access to a whole range of flavours and there is never a shortage of new coffee trends. The loved beverage also offers caffeine enthusiasts the options to create a variety of special treats, infused with coffee and cappuccino flavours. Once the excitement of the holidays starts to wear off there are several ways to impress the family especially with these recipes that also offers great serving suggestions.

Delightful Cappuccino Infused Mini Cakes

The Delightful Cappuccino Infused Mini Cakes are simply adorable and as cute visually as its tasty flavour that is simply delicious. By using a few simple tricks, they can be presented as mini cups of cappuccino, which further adds to the general presentation.

Ingredients

6 x tablespoons of room temperature unsalted butter
1 large egg also preferably at room temperature
½ a cup of sugar
½ cup of sour cream
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
¼ of a teaspoon salt
1 pinch ground cinnamon
1 cup of all-purpose flour
2 (1 oz) or a tablespoon of strong espresso
½ teaspoon of baking powder
¼ teaspoon baking soda

Directions

Start by preheating the oven and greasing the muffin tin, the oven temperature should be 325 F.
Then beat the sugar and butter together until it is well-combined, followed by beating in the egg. Stir together the vanilla, sour cream as well as the espresso and then add this mix to the sugar and butter mix and blend all together.
You will need a separate bowl for sifting the baking powder, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and baking soda. Add this to the butter mixture and stir just until well-blended. Pipe or spoon the mixture into the muffin tin and test after about 18 minutes once the tester comes clean from the centre cool cakes by leaving them in the tin.

Assemblage

Cup handles – pretzels

Lightly sweetened and whipped cream needed about 2/3 of a cup

Grated dark chocolate

The pretzels are a great way to make the cakes resemble an espresso cup and with the whipped cream decorated with grated chocolate, the mini cakes are bound to be a huge hit once it comes out of the fridge after around four hours of chilling. These can also be stored before decorations in a container for up to 4 days, should you need to bake it before an event or plans to surprise your family or guests with the most delicious coffee-infused delights.