Mexican Hot Chocolate Cup Cakes With Cocoa Whipped Cream Recipe

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Add sugar, buttermilk and oil to a stand mixer (or large bowl if you’re using a hand mixer). Mix well. Add eggs and vanilla extract, mix well.
  3. In a separate large bowl, sift cake flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  4. Add 1/3 of your dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until combined. Pour in your espresso mixture, blend, then continue with two more addition's of the remaining dry ingredients.
  5. Pour blended batter about 3/4 full into cupcake pans lined with cupcake liners. Bake until the cupcakes have puffed up with a deep brown color, about 25 minutes. Let cool on a baking rack.
  6. FILLING:.
  7. While cupcakes are baking, using a double boiler, melt chocolate until completely smooth. Let cool. In a large bowl, mix cooled chocolate and mascarpone cheese until well blended. Scoop mixture into a piping bag.
  8. With a knife or melon baller, carefully create a hole in the center of each cupcake. Pipe the chocolate mixture into the hole you just created, about 11/2 tablespoons of chocolate into each cupcake.
  9. TOPPING:.
  10. Mix heavy whipping cream, powdered sugar, cocoa and vanilla in a stand mixer and whip to stiff peaks. Add to a piping bag and pipe over each cupcake in a circular motion.
  11. Decorate with one or more mini marshmallows and pinch of cinnamon if you like.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 382.98 Kcal (1603 kJ)
Calories from fat 169.51 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.83g 29%
Cholesterol 48.49mg 16%
Sodium 265.26mg 11%
Potassium 256.73mg 5%
Total Carbs 48.83g 16%
Sugars 24.69g 99%
Dietary Fiber 1.23g 5%
Protein 5.07g 10%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Iron 2.3mg 13%
Calcium 67.2mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 356.23 Kcal (1491 kJ)
Calories from fat 157.67 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.52g 29%
Cholesterol 45.11mg 16%
Sodium 246.73mg 11%
Potassium 238.79mg 5%
Total Carbs 45.42g 16%
Sugars 22.97g 99%
Dietary Fiber 1.15g 5%
Protein 4.71g 10%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Iron 2.1mg 13%
Calcium 62.5mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 9
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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