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