Introduction: Mocha CupCake

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Valentine's day on June 12 ?

Yes,  in Brazil, the Dia dos Namorados (lit. "Lovers' Day", or "Boyfriends'/Girlfriends' Day")
is celebrated on June 12, probably because it is the day before the Festa Junina
(Saint Anthony's day), known there as the marriage saint, when traditionally
many single women perform popular rituals, called "simpatias", in order to find a good husband or boyfriend.
Couples exchange gifts, chocolates, cards and flower bouquets.

I 've got mine :D without rituals LOL
We've been together for almost three years.

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Oye Papi , if you like it Mocha ...

Motivated by the Cupcake contest and inspired by Shakira's new song 'Rabiosa "..
I made this dessert for celebrating this special date, a coffee and chocolate cupcake.

Check out this Ible, and enjoy !



Mocha: Means here , type of skin color, like a dark color, tropical, Latin.
Mocha is a kind of coffee too.




Step 1: For This Cupcake...

Picture of For This Cupcake...

You need:

to make the chocolate cups.

to make a coffee mousse.

to make some dozen mini Brownies.

to make or buy whipped cream . ;D

 

Step 2: The Choco-cups.

Picture of The Choco-cups.

I usually use my sandwich maker for melting chocolate.
You can use a grill like George Foreman or use these ⇒ https://www.instructables.com/id/Chocolate-covered-potato-chips/step2/Melting-chocolate/

So you'll need :

- double boiler, microwave or a Sandwich maker
- a brush
- a glass bowl (if you choose my way for melting)
- medium size cupcake liner

 

Step 3: Making the Choco-cups..

Picture of Making the Choco-cups..

- Melt the chocolate like you want.
- With a brush , put a chocolate layer
in the liner ,
Let  cool, and repeat .

- Once hard, with help a stick, pull the liner's edges  .

Ready, you have a Chocolate Cupcake liner like .




Step 4: The Coffee Mouse's Ingredients :

Picture of The Coffee Mouse's Ingredients :

- 250 g bittersweet chocolate
- 2 tsp unsalted butter or margarine 
- 1 e 1/2 tsp instant coffee
-  200 g milk cream 
-  5 egg white 
-  2 tsp suggar

Step 5: Making the Coffee Mousse

Picture of Making the Coffee Mousse

This's a very easy recipe ;)
It smells and tastes so good !


- Chop the chocolate, place in a bowl and melt. 
put the butter and instant coffee and stir well .
Add the cream and stir gently .

- Beat the egg whites, add sugar and beat like a meringue.
Add to the chocolate cream and stir again.

- Leave it into the fridge.


Step 6: The Mini-brownies

Picture of The Mini-brownies

- You need  little liners
- The brownie recipe, you can choose your favorite. ;)

Step 7: Filling the Cups and Garnishing

Picture of Filling the Cups and Garnishing

- Take a little portion of mousse and place in the cup.
Then a brownie and more a good portion on the brownie.
Place them in fridge to firm.


- Make some drops on the cupcake with whipped cream, 
on the top a coffee bean, spread a bit of instant coffee .


Step 8: ENJOY ! :P

Picture of ENJOY ! :P

Comments

mary candy (author)2011-06-13

Friends, sorry my English. I'm looking for a "spellchecker" :D
I hope you understand what I wrote.
Kisses

Steeler (author)2013-01-30

wow mouth watering pics well done got to the bakers in the family to try this one

jingo69 (author)2011-06-29

They look nice!

sunshiine (author)2011-06-20

Did you save me one Mary? Oh they look so good!

mary candy (author)sunshiine2011-06-20

I still have some in refrigerator, because I made a lot of them .
I'm giving as gift to my friends .
Shame you are so far away :)

bajablue (author)2011-06-15

High-five, mary candy!!!! And five stars, too!

ivondudley (author)2011-06-15

Those cupcakes look so good

mary candy (author)ivondudley2011-06-15

Sure ;)

Neraida (author)2011-06-14

i really want to make these!!! they are so nice especially with the chocolate cup to hold everything and the brownie surprise in the middle!!! perfection for chocolate and coffee lovers alike!!!!

mary candy (author)Neraida2011-06-14

I'm glad you like so much ;)

scoochmaroo (author)2011-06-14

Beautiful!

mary candy (author)scoochmaroo2011-06-14

Thanks Scoochmaroo !

aschafascheck (author)2011-06-13

I think this piece goes with it.
haha

You've got too much of that sex appeal
Don't play around because I'm for real
You see that road isn't meant for me
You know I want you amarrao aquí (8)

mary candy (author)aschafascheck2011-06-14

ahh Rabiossssaa!!

Supernewby (author)2011-06-14

Ah, these look so good. I love the blue and brown liners!

mary candy (author)Supernewby2011-06-14

;*

Puzzledd (author)2011-06-14

These look just gorgeous!!

mary candy (author)Puzzledd2011-06-14

thanks Puzzledd ;*

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