Life is exciting and there's always room to put some more happiness into it. You especially deserve it, when your daily routine is pretty packed with work and you usually don't have time left for other things you like. We only have one life and we should keep it as positive and fun as possible!!
Have you done something you love today? If not, I recommend you bake yourself some damn good Cupcakes right now and think about which happy activity you could include in your life this week!
For the gluten-free version: Always make sure that all ingredients you are using are gluten-free.
Dough: 250ml / 1 cup buttermilk - 2 eggs - 1 packet vanilla sugar / 1 Tbsp vanilla
- 125ml / 1/2 cup sunflower oil - 440g / 2 1/4 cups sugar -
1 espresso cup freshly made espresso - 240 g/ 2 cups (gluten-free) flour -
- 3 tsp baking powder - 90g / 3/4 cup dark cocoa powder -
For the gluten-free version add 1/2 tsp xanthan
Frosting: 350g /3 sticks butter (room temperature) - 3 tsp vanilla (sugar) -
250g/ 2 cups powdered sugar - 3 Tbsp dark cocoa powder -
4 Tbsp Espresso (medium temperature) - 4 tbsp whipping cream
Inspired by: https://www.mybakingaddiction.com/cafe-mocha-cupcakes/
Besides baking cakes I also love eating them which is why there is some baking magic happening in my kitchen at least once a week :)