Coffee Cupcakes with Mocha Frosting

Ingredients:
1 tablespoon buttermilk powder dissolved in 1 cup milk
1/2 cup oil
3 eggs
2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon instant coffee dissolved in 1 cup warm water
1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
2 cups sugar
3/4 cups cocoa powder
2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt

Frosting:
1 cup (1 pack) butter, softened but cold
2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup confectioner’s sugar
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tablespoon coffee dissolved in 1 tablespoon warm water
2-4 tablespoon milk

Procedures:
1. In a mixing bowl, combine the buttermilk, oil, eggs, and vanilla and mix until well combined.

2. In another bowl, sift together the flour,sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Slowly add dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix on low speed until well combined. Add the coffee and mix again until just combined.

3.Scoop the batter into muffin pan with cupcake liners until around 3/4 full.

4. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.Remove from oven and let it cool for
5 minutes before completely removing from the pan.

5. To prepare the frosting, in a large mixing bowl, cream butter until fluffy, around 5 minutes. Slowly add in confectioners sugar and cocoa powder while continuously mixing.

6. Add vanilla and coffee and blend on low speed. Gradually add milk until you reach desired consistency. Beat at high speed until frosting is smooth and fluffy.

7. Frost cupcakes then serve. Enjoy.

Iced Coffee

Filipino Style Recipe: iced coffee is another refreshing beverage and usually served during afternoon or summer season. This refreshing drinks is made of coffee, milk, sugar and ice cubes. I always prepare this refreshing drinks from my leftover morning coffee then I refrigerate it until afternoon.

Estimated time of preparation: 2-3 minutes
Good for 1-2 servings

Ingredients:
1 tablespoon coffee(depend on the strength you want)
2 cups non-fat milk(or any type of milk)
3 tablespoons sugar or condensed milk
ice cubes
vanilla ice cream(optional)

Procedures:
1. Combine coffee, sugar and milk then stir and blend according to taste.
2. In a tall glass, Put ice cubes 3/4 full then filled with coffee mixture.
3. Top with vanilla ice cream then serve.