Peppermint mocha cupcakes

Make your Starbucks Peppermint Mocha richer, better and in a cupcake form. Chocolate chip banana bread Yes, I went there and I’m betting you will too. Banana bread recept It’s hard to beat a moist chocolate espresso cupcake with chopped bits of Andes Peppermint bits throughout for a bite of coffee and peppermint in one. Diabetic banana bread recipe To top it all is a soft mousse-like Swiss meringue buttercream infused with some peppermint. Banana bread rezept Then of course I went my usual cupcake carving way and finished it loudly with some chocolate drizzle and more chopped Andes and a peppermint candy on top.

Call me crazy, but I absolutely love and aniticipate the annual return of Starbuck’s Peppermint Mocha with the same fervor of a McRib fanboy. Banana bread calories The annual re-introduction of them triggers all things holiday in me – you know all the jolly things that makes your belly jiggle from over indulgence and your face smile with delight.

So when I saw Andes Peppermint Patties in Target the other day, I knew exactly what I was making with them first. Banana bread machine recipe Behold a decadent cupcake stacked high and wide with lots of goodness.

Think of it as a way to condition your stomach for the holiday food fest to come. Calories in banana bread That’s what we did.

• I used Alice Medrich’s chocolate cupcake recipe for the base then added espresso and peppermint extract to create a peppermint mocha profile.

• Feel free to switch out the Swiss meringue buttercream frosting to a more traditional one that does not require the cooking of egg whites. Banana bread receta I, however, prefer SMB for its light mousse like texture.

• If you aren’t able to find peppermint Andes, use regular candy cane and crush it to a fine grind with either a rolling pin or a meat pounder.

Makes 12 cupcakes | Preparation: Heat oven to 350 degrees F and line wells of cupcake pan with cupcake liners.

Chocolate cupcake recipe adapted from Alice Medrich for Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker

• 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons (1.5 ounces) SCHARFFEN BERGER Unsweetened Natural Cocoa Powder

1. Add flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking soda, and salt in a bowl and mix thoroughly to combine. Easy homemade banana bread Add in the butter, eggs, and vanilla and beat on medium speed for one minute. How to bake a banana bread Add half of the coffee into the mixture and beat for 20 seconds. Banana bread allrecipes Scrape the sides of the bowl and add remaining coffee. Recipe for banana bread muffins Beat for 20-30 seconds until the batter is smooth. Whole wheat banana bread recipe Fold in chopped Andes. Banana bread with nuts The batter will be thin enough to pour. Banana bread recipe with baking powder Divide it evenly among the lined cups. Home made banana bread Bake 18-22 minutes just until a toothpick inserted into a few of the cupcakes comes out clean. Recipe for homemade banana bread Set the pan on a rack to cool. How do u make banana bread Frost the cupcakes when they are completely cool.

TIP: For light tender cupcakes, spoon flour and cocoa lightly into measuring cups (instead of dipping the cups into the flour or cocoa) and then sweep the measures level without tapping or shaking them.

• Combine egg whites and sugar in a bowl placed over simmering water. Chocolate chip banana nut bread recipe Bring mixture to 160 degrees F while whisking constantly.

• Transfer mixture to stand mixer bowl, fitted with a whisk attachment and beat on medium high speed (speed 8 on a KitchenAid stand mixer) until mixture cools and doubles in volume and forms stiff peaks; about 10-12 minutes).

• Add butter in one piece at a time, mixing to incorporate after each addition. The mixture may appear clumpy and almost curdled looking at first-this is normal. Easy banana bread 2 bananas Keep mixing and it will become even and smooth again.

• Place chocolate and heavy cream in a bowl over simmering water. Banana bread 2 bananas Let chocolate and cream sit for 2-3 minutes to melt without stirring. Ingredients to make banana bread Then slowly stir mixture to combine.

• Add water 1 tablespoon at a time, mixing after each addition until pouring consistency is reached.

• Frost cooled cupcakes with buttercream frosting. Banana bread with baking powder Freeze frosted cupcakes for ten minutes. Banana bread machine Drizzle chocolate pouring sauce over frosting (reheat chocolate pour in microwave as needed to keep pouring consistency). Sour cream banana bread recipe Sprinkle chopped peppermint Andes on chocolate sauce. Banana bread recipe with 2 bananas Finish with a peppermint candy on top.

Wow! This is a Christmas treat in liners. How to make the best banana bread How I anticipate the holiday season for these types of goodies! I would definitely try this. Banana bread re Peppermint really goes well with choco and caffeine, dont you think so too?

Wow!! These look incredible! I LOVE seeing Christmas colors & flavors already… Gets me in the Holiday spirit :). The best banana bread recipe ever I think these will have to make their way onto my holiday dessert table!

I look forward to starbucks Christmas coffees each year, just today I tried the toffee-nut flavour. Banana bread reteta Maybe tomorrow I’ll have to indulge in the mint one and will definitely have to try these cupcakes! They look amazing!

Always amazing Naomi. How to make simple banana bread I’m a big fan of the peppermint mocha too! Love the accent peppermint candy matching the cupcake wrapper.

Ah, thanks Urvashee-I think you are an incredible baker yourself.

I saw your sneak peek on Facebook last night and as I was typing your address into my browser I was saying to myself, “I hope, I hope, I hope she posted those cupcakes!”

Huge Starbucks Peppermint Mocha fan as well and your cupcakes are gorgeous! I would devour these!

I get peppermint mochas ALL year round, that is how much I love them Now that I can make them in cupcake form just increases my obsession! you are an enabler, you are ??

You list instant coffee, as well as hot coffee. Banana bread with Does that mean that the instant coffee is used to make the hot coffee, or is the instant coffee added in, and then hot coffee is added in also?

Hi Maureen-The instant coffee is used as dry granules and that is in addititon to the hot coffee. Best moist banana bread recipe ever Thanks for asking-I’ve fixed the recipe to reflect this.

The chocolate syrup, will you be using powedered dark chocolate or the solid type?

Those cupcakes are almost…..almost….to pretty to eat. Bread machine banana bread recipe Chocolate and peppermint, is there a better combination of flavors? No. How long to bake banana bread I must find these Andes Peppermints.

Ooh, I think I’ve bookmarked every single one of your drool-worthy holiday cupcakes but this is the first I’ve gotten around to making. Banana bread baking powder Sort of. How to do banana bread I changed things up a bit in that I lined the bottom of each cupcake with half of a mint Oreo and filled each with an Oreo truffle. Banana banana bread recipe But the cake recipe you used is divine! The perfect texture and full of chocolately goodness. One banana banana bread I was in cake batter heaven when I was licking the bowl clean waiting for the cupcakes to finish baking. Banana bread 3 bananas Can’t wait to try your other recipes as well!

I just had a peppermint mocha at Starbucks yesterday! I love the drink and I know I’d fancy these cupcakes too. Banana bread recipe with milk Pinning right now and I sure hope I find time to make them soon. Banana bread recipe with butter Yum! Visiting from Blahnik Baker.

Making these tonight for my future sister-in-law’s birthday dinner tomorrow. Banana bread without brown sugar Looking to to tasting them. Banana bread with two bananas I take it that I add the peppermint extract when adding the coffee? Recipe doesn’t say when to add the extract or the instant coffee.

These look perfect for the Christmas! Can any instant coffee be substituted for the Starbucks? Sounds like a dumb question, but Im wondering if Starbucks is a finer grind, or richer maybe…I went to the store for it yesterday and it was pretty expensive. Banana bread with butter Thanks!:)

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