Mini Cappuccino Cakes

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Ingredients

  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature
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  • 1 large egg, room temperature
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  • 2 tbsp strong espresso
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
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  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Pinch ground cinnamon
  • For the assembly:

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Method

How to make Mini Cappuccino Cakes

Preheat the oven to 325F and grease a 24-cup mini muffin tin.

Beat the butter and sugar together until well-combined, then beat in the egg. Stir the sour cream, espresso and vanilla together and add this to the butter mixture, Technique: Blend Mixing two or more ingredients with another so that they combine together as one mixture. You can also use the main blade of a food processor to blend. I know this Teach me, please blending well.

In a separate bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon together. Add this to the butter mixture and stir just until blended. Spoon or Technique: Piping Adding icing to a cake or cupcake using a piping bag for more precise decorations and designs. I know this Teach me, please Pipe this into the prepared mini muffin tin and bake for about 18 minutes, until a tester inserted in the centre of a mini cake comes out clean. Cool the cakes in the tin before turning out.

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The cakes can be stored, undecorated, in an airtight container for up to 4 days, or for 4 to 6 hours refrigerated, once topped.