Coffee dulce de leche muffins

They are cupcakes – muffins baked in a shape of mini brioches. The taste of coffee is very clear and dulce de leche enriches it. These flavours match each other perfectly and make very yummy composition. Cakes are soft and moist and will be very nice companion by your afternoon tea. Enjoy!


12 cupcakes/muffins



  • ½ cup butter, soften
  • ¾  cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons coffee liqueur
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee (powder or granules)
  • 1½ teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ can dulce de leche



Line 12 – hole standard muffin pan or use silicon moulds. Preheat oven to 350°F.

In a bowl of a stand mixer beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at the time beating until combined. Add coffee liqueur and vanilla. In a separated bowl mix flour, coffee powder, baking powder and salt. In another bowl mix together milk and sour cream. Still mixing add flour mixture to the butter mixture in three batches alternate with milk mixture, starting and ending with flour. Fill each pan hole to the ½  of capacity. Top each cake with 1 teaspoon of dulce de leche. Top with 1 tablespoon remaining dough mixture. Bake for 22-25 minutes (until the wooden skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean). Leave in the pan for few minutes then transfer onto a wire rack to cool completely.  


Category: Cupcakes/muffins.

Tags: coffee, dulce de leche.

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