Mud Cupcakes Recipe

Mud Cupcakes
Mud Cupcakes
Rich chocolatey mud cupcakes to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Cupcake recipe

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Cake ingredients

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, chopped
  • 3 oz dark chocolate, chopped
  • ½ c hot water
  • 2 tsp instant coffee powder
  • ¼ c coffee liqueur
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • ⅔ c all purpose flour
  • ¼ c self rising flour
  • 2 tbs cocoa powder
  • 1 egg

Frosting ingredients

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 c powdered sugar
  • 6 oz white chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 3 to 5 tbs whipping cream


  1. Preheat oven to 320°F. Grease a 12 capacity muffin tin or line the holes with paper cases.
  2. Combine the butter, chocolate, hot water, coffee powder and liqueur in a medium saucepan over low heat.
  3. Stir until chocolate and butter melt and the mixture is smooth. Remove from heat.
  4. Add the sugar and stir to combine. Set aside for 5 minutes to cool slightly.
  5. Sift the combined flours and cocoa over the chocolate mixture and use a balloon whisk to stir until combined.
  6. Add the egg and stir to combine.
  7. Pour the mixture evenly among the prepared tins.
  8. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  9. To make the frosting, beat the butter and powdered sugar at low speeds until fluffy.
  10. Add in melted and cooled white chocolate.
  11. Start by adding 3 tablespoons of whipping cream and add more until you reach your desired consistency.
  12. Pipe the frosting onto the fully cooled cupcakes and decorate as desired.