Blogs

Tastes Like Breakfast Cupcakes

Sep 10, 2015 | Cakes

Everything’s better with bacon, right?

Tastes Like Breakfast Cupcake (GF, DF)

These cupcakes tastes best when served the same day they are assembled, as they lose a little of the coffee flavor after sitting for a day. Eating them WITH your coffee is also an option!

 

Tastes Like Breakfast Cupcakes
Recipe Type: Dessert
Author: Last Course Gourmet
Prep time:
Cook time:
Total time:
Serves: 12
A maple vanilla cupcake soaked with coffee and topped with cinnamon frosting, crunchy bacon, and a cinnamon maple syrup.
Ingredients
  • The cake:
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup arrowroot powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs (room temperature)
  • 3/4 cup Grade B maple syrup
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
  • The frosting:
  • 1 cup sustainabley-sourced palm shortening (I love Nutiva from Whole Foods)
  • 1/2 cup Grade B maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour (sifted)
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot powder
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • Toppings:
  • Strong coffee
  • 3 slices of bacon
  • 2 tablespoon Grade B maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon arrowroot powder
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare a cupcake pan with 12 liners.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients and set aside.
  3. In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine all of the wet ingredients, lastly adding the coconut oil in a slow stream. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and combine well.
  4. Pour batter into each cupcake well and bake for 15-18 minutes.
  5. While the cupcakes are baking, cook the bacon in a frying pan over low heat until crispy. Chop into small bits.
  6. In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine all ingredients for the frosting with a hand mixer. Set aside.
  7. Brew a cup of strong coffee. (I used my Keurig but didn’t need the entire cup.)
  8. For the topping, in a small dish, use a small spoon to combine the maple syrup, cinnamon, and arrowroot powder.
To assemble:
  1. When the cupcakes have cooled, using a pastry brush, soak the top of the cupcakes generously with coffee.
  2. Use a piping bag to swirl the cinnamon frosting on top of each cupcake.
  3. With a small spoon, drizzle the cinnamon syrup topping onto each cupcake.
  4. Top with chopped bacon bits.
  5. Eating these for breakfast is encouraged.

 

Products that we know you’ll surely love!

We are confident you’ll be impressed with deliciousness! Check out our Calendar page to see where you can find us!