This is one of the recipes from my old, polish blog which I’m trying to translate. Back then I bought a new cookbook called “The Cupcake” 🙂 The book includes about 80 recipes for cupcakes, but also practical advices for baking and interesting ideas for decorating. So it was obvious that I need to test them 🙂 As a first test I baked tiramisu cupcakes decorated with handmade chocolate holly leaves. They came out ideal 🙂 It is a great idea for all coffee lovers.
Break chocolate into a small pieces and put in a bowl. Place the bowl on a pan with a boilg water.
When chocolate is melted place the bowl on the side and stir until smooth. If it is to thick for you add a bit of butter or milk.
Wash and dry the holly leaves, spread the chocolate on the bottom and place them for a few minutes in a freezer.
Mix everything untill smooth. Now prepare a muffin tin.
While the cupcakes are in the oven, prepare a coffe syrup. Put the coffee, sugar and water in a small pot and bring it to boil. Boil it for about 1 min constantly stiring. After that take it from the heat and set aside for a 10 min.
With a brush spread the syrup on the top of the cupcakes.
Now we can prepare mascarpobe frosting- just mix all the ingredients in a bowl until fluffy.
Pipe the frosting on top of the cupcakes.