Hazelnut latte cupcakes

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These hazelnut latte cupcakes are really simple to make using our step-by-step recipe. With a fondant cup, a coffee infused sponge and a chocolate filling these cupcakes are sure to please.

These novelty bakes would be perfect for afternoon tea party or birthday spread.

Ingredients

For the cakes:

  • 100g butter
  • 100g golden caster sugar
  • 120g self-raising flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 35ml espresso or strong coffee
  • 8tsp chocolate hazelnut spread

For the buttercream:

  • 200g unsalted butter
  • 200g icing sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 1tbsp espresso or strong coffee

For the fondant cups:

  • 120g fondant
  • 120g modelling paste
  • Cocoa powder, for dusting