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4245 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC, 28209

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Dessert-focused scratch bakery in Charlotte's Park Road Shopping Center

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Cuban Coffee Cupcakes

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Inspired by Cuban-born owner and Head Baker Carlos Suárez's upbringing in Miami, as well as the latest issue of Drift, which explores Havana coffee culture, our latest menu addition is a Cuban Coffee Cupcake. We infused our diplomat filling and whipped cream icing with café Cubano, added a coat of demerara sugar for texture and subtle toffee flavor, and topped it off with a classic American doughnut hole. The result is something of a confectionery homage to the recently restored relations between Cuba and The United States, with just the right amount of sweetness and coffee kick.

Take a look at how we developed the recipe.

Staying true to Cuban coffee form, we start with Café Bustelo espresso.

Staying true to Cuban coffee form, we start with Café Bustelo espresso.

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Cored and filled with café Cubano-infused diplomat cream, which is a whipped cream and custard mix.

Cored and filled with café Cubano-infused diplomat cream, which is a whipped cream and custard mix.

Icing with café Cubano-infused whipped cream.

Icing with café Cubano-infused whipped cream.

Rolling the icing edges in demerara sugar, an unrefined sugar made by pressing and boiling sugar cane. The result is a coarse sugar that retains much of the toffee flavor of the sugar cane. We add it here for added texture, flavor, and a little bit of sweetness.

Rolling the icing edges in demerara sugar, an unrefined sugar made by pressing and boiling sugar cane. The result is a coarse sugar that retains much of the toffee flavor of the sugar cane. We add it here for added texture, flavor, and a little bit of sweetness.

Topped with one of our Cinnamon-Sugar Cake Doughnut Holes.

Topped with one of our Cinnamon-Sugar Cake Doughnut Holes.