Vanilla Spice Latte Cupcakes

Vanilla Spice Latte Cupcakes

Vanilla coffee cupcakes spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg and topped with a silky buttercream frosting ~

Ingredients –
For the cupcakes –
40g/ 1 1/2oz/ 3 tbsp unsalted butter, at room temperature
120/ 4 1/4oz/ 3/4 cup soft brown sugar
1 egg
120g/ 4 1/4oz/ 1 cup plain flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
pinch salt
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
3 tbsp strong black coffee
60ml/ 2fl oz/ 1/4 cup whole milk
2 tsp vanilla extract

For the icing –
200g/ 7oz/ 1 1/2 cup icing sugar/ powdered sugar
50g/ 2oz/ 1/2 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 tbsp whole milk
1 tbsp strong black coffee
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

makes 5-6 cupcakes

Vanilla Spice Latte Cupcakes by Blueberry Kitchen

To make the cupcakes –
– Preheat the oven to 180Β°C/ 350Β°F/ gas mark 4.
– Line a cupcake or muffin tin with cupcakes cases.
– Whisk together the butter, sugar and egg until smooth and creamy.
– Fold in the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
– Whisk in the milk, coffee and vanilla.
– Spoon the mixture into the cupcake cases, filling each case about 3/4 full.
– Bake for about 25 minutes until the cakes are risen and cooked all the way through.
– Cool the cakes on a wire rack before icing.

Vanilla spice latte cupcakes

To make the frosting
– Put all the ingredients in a large bowl and whisk together until smooth and creamy.
– Pipe a generous amount of frosting onto each cake.
– Dust with cinnamon and nutmeg.

Vanilla Spice Latte Cupcakes

25 thoughts on “Vanilla Spice Latte Cupcakes

  1. What beautiful cupcakes, and so masterfully assembled. Brava!! Your photographs also show your work off to marvelous effect. I am so pleased to have found your site. I happened to see a comment you left at Sipity Sup, and I clicked myself on over to you to see what I would find. Wow, am I ever glad I did!

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