Toffee Mocha Cupcakes

Toffee Mocha Cupcakes - chocolate mocha cupcakes topped with a Toffee Butter Cream and toffee pieces http://www.insidebrucrewlife.com
It’s chocolate cake day!
It’s chocolate cake day!!
It’s chocolate cake day!!!
Toffee Mocha Cupcakes - chocolate mocha cupcakes topped with a Toffee Butter Cream and toffee pieces http://www.insidebrucrewlife.com
Hey, did you know it’s chocolate cake day? :-)
Not that I really need a “unique” holiday
to celebrate with chocolate cake.
But I will take the holiday just the same.
I actually made these mocha cupcakes a few months ago
for a friend’s birthday…
Can you believe that I have been holding out on you???
I have had this amazing cupcake just sitting on my computer
waiting to be shared with you, my fabulous readers.
Toffee Mocha Cupcakes - chocolate mocha cupcakes topped with a Toffee Butter Cream and toffee pieces http://www.insidebrucrewlife.com
I was just…uuummm…waiting for the right day…
like chocolate cake day:-)
Or something like that!
You believe me right?
Because I would never intentionally hold something
so absolutely delicious back from you…
really I did just forget to post them here.
Want to know something else?
These cupcakes are NOT the only ones that have been forgotten…
I found some other ones I made for a baby shower months ago.
Yup, you read that right…months ago!!!
I haven’t shared those either.
Toffee Mocha Cupcakes - chocolate mocha cupcakes topped with a Toffee Butter Cream and toffee pieces http://www.insidebrucrewlife.com
I should be fired as a food blogger:-)
Baking such deliciousness and forgetting about them so quickly!
Or…I could just share these now and the other ones..
in a month or two:-)
Yes, sharing a yummy toffee mocha cupcake
today would make you so happy, right?
Then there would be no need to fire me.
Win win for both of us today!!!
Toffee Mocha Cupcakes - chocolate mocha cupcakes topped with a Toffee Butter Cream and toffee pieces http://www.insidebrucrewlife.com
That is until you make and eat all these,
then your thighs won’t be very happy with me either.
And you will be back to wanting to fire me…
it might be best if you do some cupcake sharing too!
I want to keep the job of food blogger for a little bit longer:-)
Toffee Mocha Cupcakes

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 18 minutes

Yield: 24 cupcakes

Toffee Mocha Cupcakes

Chocolate mocha cupcakes topped with butter cream and toffee pieces

Ingredients

For the Cake
1 chocolate cake mix
1 cup cooled brewed coffee
1 cup toffee bits
For the Frosting
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup shortening
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 Tablespoons liquid vanilla coffee creamer
8 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup chocolate chips
1/2 teaspoon shortening
1/2 cup toffee bits

Instructions

  1. Mix up batter according to directions on the box. Substitute cooled brewed coffee for the water in the directions. Stir in toffee bits after mixing.
  2. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full. Bake at 350* for 18-20 minutes or until the top springs back. Cool on wire rack.
  3. Beat butter, shortening, vanilla, salt, and creamer until creamy. Slowly add sugar. Add 1 more Tbsp. creamer to thin it out if needed.
  4. Place chocolate chips and shortening in a microwave safe bowl. Heat for 30 seconds. Stir until creamy. Place in a plastic baggie with one tip cut off. Drizzle the tops of the cupcakes with chocolate. Sprinkle with toffee bits. Makes 24 cupcakes.
http://insidebrucrewlife.com/2012/01/toffee-mocha-cupcakes/
And if you are still in the mood for chocolate cake
you need to check out this
Chocolate on Chocolate cake from Shugary Sweets :-)
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Comments

  1. says

    Mmm, this reminds me of a yummy frap at Starbucks. I love the chocolate drizzle on top! And I had no idea it was chocolate cake day–how nifty!

  2. says

    These look amazing! I don’t do too man sweets since it’s just John and I but the next time I’m visiting with family I will have to make some of these – lots of people to share with then.

  3. says

    Ok these look scrumptious! And beautifully decorated, too! I made something mocha flavored this week too… Mocha Swirl Cookies! There’s just something about that coffee taste…..

  4. says

    Yesterday I made some just plain chocolate cupcakes & my hubby was laughing at me b/c I was smelling them since I can’t eat them (b/c of my dumb diet)! Then I told him how I go to your blog everyday to get my sugar fix by looking at your pics! Ha! Yes I’m a weirdo!!!!

    Hope y’all have a great weekend!!!

  5. says

    Yum! I love toffee and chocolate! I totally missed out on Chocolate Cake Day :( I didn’t find that out until it was too late. Oh well, I guess I can make any day Chocolate Cake Day! I found you via the 6 Sisters Link Party. Would love for you to stop by my blog, I’m just getting started. http://www.thejohnslife.com/BabycakesBlog
    Tina @ Babycakes Blog

  6. says

    These sound fabulous.I am new to your blog, so I took some time to browse through your earlier posts. I’m so glad I did that. I really like the food and recipes you share with your readers and I’ll definitely be back I hope you have a great day. Blessings…Mary

  7. says

    YUMMMMMY! These look wonderful! We’re so glad you linked up to our “Strut Your Stuff Saturday”. We loved having you!! Please come back next Saturday and share more of your great recipes! -The Sisters

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