Lynette Jefferies of My Desserts Diva in Parkville, MD has a Chocolate Mocha Cupcake recipe that is out of this world! Post a photo of your desserts below to become a Baker Spotlight! 🙌🏿

Ingredients
½ cup butter
1 ⅓ cups of all purpose flour
½ cup canola oil
⅓ cup dark cocoa
1 cups organic sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ cup light brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 cup of brewed coffee
1 cup of buttermilk

Frosting
1 eight ounce pk cream cheese
16 ounces powdered sugar
½ cup of butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract pinch of salt

Directions
1. Cream together the butter, canola oil, sugar, and vanilla extract.
2. Add in one egg at a time, and mix together.
3. Add brewed coffee and mix together.
4. In a separate bowl sift flour, dark cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
5. Combine into wet ingredients combination.
6. Add buttermilk and mix well.
For frosting:
1. Cream butter together and cream cheese together.
2. Add vanilla and salt. Add powdered sugar and mix well.

Using a standard pull release ice cream scoop, fill the scoop with cupcake batter and place into lined cupcake pan. Bake in a pre-heated oven of about 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Let cupcakes cool completely, then top with your frosting. Recipe yields 24 cupcakes.