The original recipe calls for chicory coffee, but after searching high and low, I couldn't find any, so I substituted a strong brewed coffee. This eggless cake is an easy souffle with a lava-like center; it's sure to thrill the chocoholics in your life. While the cake cooks, there's plenty of time to light candles and sit down to a romantic dinner. Get ready to dip your spoon into this gooey cupped cake — just keep reading for the recipe.
Chocolate and coffee have always been a match made in heaven, and that's the case with this recipe for cupped cakes.
Chocolate and coffee have always been a match made in heaven, and that's the case with this recipe for cupped cakes. Before the invention of muffin tins, cakes were often cooked in small oven-safe coffee cups, hence the name went from being cupped cake to what it's called now, the cupcake.