Teeccino Chocolate Cupcakes

Cupcake and chocolate fans unite! Our office jumped at the chance to taste these cupcakes when Anne Orfila brought them in for us to enjoy during a social media meeting. They sure made that meeting a delight!
Chocolate lovers will appreciate the rich blend of flavors from cocoa powder and Teeccino Maca Chocolate in this delectable dessert! Thankfully, Anne made them small so we wouldnt overdo it!
Have a delicious moment savoring the flavor of Teeccino in Americas all-time favorite baked sweet treats for a twist on traditional cupcakes.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 38 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, party
Servings: 12
Calories: 519kcal



  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup softened butter or shortening
  • 1 cup Teeccino Maca Chocolaté Or another dark roast, Not hot, room temp or cold is better.
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp Teeccino Maca Chocolaté grounds


  • 1/2 cup non-hydrogenated shortening
  • 1/2 cup softened butter 1 stick
  • 2-4 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder use more for a more chocolate-y taste
  • 2-3 tbsp brewed Teeccino Maca Chocolaté mixed with 1-2 tbsp Teeccino Maca Chocolaté grounds brewed Teeccino should be at room temperature or cold
  • 3-4 cups powdered sugar


Cupcake Directions

  • In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Mix together with a utensil.
  • Add softened butter (or vegan shortening), 1 cup Teeccino Maca Chocolaté (or another dark roast), and vanilla.
  • Beat together on medium speed for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Scrape sides of bowl and add eggs. Beat on high speed for 1 to 2 minutes until mixed well.
  • Stir in 1 tbsp Teeccino Maca Chocolaté grounds (for texture and extra flavor).
  • Regular-sized cupcakes: bake at 350 degrees for about 18 minutes.
  • Mini-cupcakes: reduce heat to 325 degrees, bake for about 8 to 10 minutes.

Frosting Directions

  • In large bowl, beat shortening and butter together on medium speed.
  • Add in cocoa powder (2 to 4 tablespoons, as desired).
  • Add in Teeccino Maca Chocolaté with Teeccino grounds.
  • Add in powdered sugar, half a cup at a time until you've reached a nice consistency. Occasionally scrape sides of bowl. Beat on low for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Frost cupcakes after they have cooled.


Calories: 519kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 250mg | Potassium: 154mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 52g | Vitamin A: 532IU | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1mg
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