For a coffeeholic person, coffee cupcakes are the best choice with an espresso coffee, during an evening or morning. The mascarpone cheese frosting accentuated the flavor with a slight sweetness and creaminess for the palate, which makes your coffee more delicious.


  • 113 g unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 150 g granulated white sugar
  • 120 ml Mascarpone cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 large egg, at room temperature
  • 210 g all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp espresso powder coffee
  • 120 ml espresso strong coffee, at room temperature


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Mix all the ingredients as shown on Video, step-by-step, Do Not over mix.
  2. Fill about 2/3 – 3/4 full and bake 20 minutes. Let cool at room temperature before frosting.

How to Make Coffee Mascarpone Frosting?

  • 500 g Mascarpone cheese
  • 150 g powdered sugar
  • Mix the ingredients, pie a rosette, sprinkle Espresso powder, and decorate with small silver dragées.

La Dorure’s Tips

  • Do not over mix cake batter.
  • For more luxury coffee cupcakes, insert chocolate chips (2 to 3 chips) in each cupcake before cooking.
  • Instead of Mascarpone cheese frosting, use cream Chantilly frosting.
  • All ingredients at room temperature.

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