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5 from 5 votes

Cappuccino Muffins With Espresso Cream Cheese Spread

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Servings: 14 muffins

Ingredients

Muffin Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp instant coffee powder (unbrewed)
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips

Spread Ingredients

  • 8 oz cream cheese cubed
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp instant espresso powder (unbrewed)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips

Instructions

For the muffins

  • Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl
  • In another bowl, whisk milk and instant coffee until powder is dissolved
  • Add the melted butter, egg, and vanilla extract into the milk/coffee mixture
  • Stir the wet ingredients into the flour mixture
  • Fold in chocolate chips
  • Preheat oven to 375°F
  • Grease or line your muffin pan and fill each cup 3/4 of the way with muffin mixture
  • Bake for 17-20 minutes, or until they've passed the toothpick test

For the cream cheese spread

  • In a food processor, blend all the spread ingredients (You can also combine these by hand or use a hand/stand-mixer, but the food processor tends to give it a creamier quality)
  • Chill in the fridge until ready to serve
  • Spread onto warm muffins and enjoy!