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Java Cakes

Servings: 12
1 package (2-layer size) chocolate cake mix
1 1/3 cups chilled, freshly brewed coffee (to add to cake mix instead of water)

Java Pudding Frosting
1/2 cup chilled, freshly brewed coffee
1/2 cup cold milk
1 package (4-serving size) vanilla flavor instant pudding and pie filling
1 tub (8 oz.) frozen whipped topping, thawed

You will need:
Paper muffin cups

Prepare cake mix as directed on package, substituting coffee for water. Spoon into a 12 cup muffin pan that has been lined with paper muffin cups, filling each cup 1/2 full.

Bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool. Frost with Java Pudding Frosting. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Decorate as desired.

Java Pudding Frosting:
Pour coffee and milk into medium bowl. Add pudding mix. Beat with wire whisk 2 minutes. Gently stir in whipped topping. Spread on mini cakes.

Makes 12 mini cakes.

Source: DianasDesserts.com
Date: March 13, 2003