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As promised, here is the recipe!
Vanilla Latte Cupcake
this recipe makes 24 cupcakes
1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon espresso powder
3/4 cups skim milk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 cup sugar
3 large egg whites, room temperature
Preheat the oven to 350. Line a 2 cupcake tins with liners and set aside. In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, espresso, and salt; set aside. In a measuring cup, combine the milk and vanilla; set aside. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugar until fluffy. With the mixer on low, add the flour and milk mixture alternatively beginning and ending with the flour. Set aside. In a clean bowl, beat the egg whites until fairly stiff, yet wet peaks form. Fold the egg whites into the batter. Fill the cupcakes about 1/2 way full and bake until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let cool. Frost cooled cupcakes with whipped cream frosting.
Whipped Cream Frosting
2 cups heavy cream1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Whip Ingredients together until fairly stiff. Frost and enjoy!