Have a Moment Of Connection with Coffee-mate and Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

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The holidays are approaching, the weather is chilly and everyone is just busy busy busy!  Busy days call for coffee to give us a boost of energy and warm up those brisk mornings.  Once the cold weather rolls in so does my favorite coffee creamer, Nestle Coffee-mate Peppermint Mocha.  That first cup every year just floods me with memories of winters before, Christmas mornings, flannel pajamas, chilly nights on the sofa and I cannot help but to have a big smile with every sip.

It is so easy this time of year to just rush around and have no time to sit down and reconnect with family, friends and even just yourself.  That was me this last month so this weekend I took the time to whip up some delicious cupcakes and a couple cups of coffee for my husband and I to just sit and relax and connect with each other over hot mugs of coffee and decadent Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes.

Peppermint Mocha Cupakes #shop #loveyourcup #cbias

We talked about the upcoming holidays, present ideas, our week, movies we’ve had no time to watch and just had a great little coffee date at our dining room table in our pajamas.  It was wonderful, we reconnected after a packed week of barely seeing each other and wrangling an out of control toddler.

The coffee was just what we needed to help us stay up and catch up on TV and the cupcakes provided a delicious after dinner treat.  I took the easy way with the cupcakes and used a boxed mix but substituted the water for coffee and made a ganache filling with the Peppermint Mocha creamer and even added it to the yummy butter-cream frosting.  They are easy to make and perfect for any occasion and who can say no to the combination of chocolate, coffee and peppermint?

Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes #shop #loveyourcup #cbias

So the next time you find yourself rushing around and need a break, pour yourself a nice big mug of coffee, splash in some Peppermint Mocha Creamer and take a moment to connect to yourself, your family, your husband or your kids.  Don’t forget to make the cupcakes, everything is better with cupcakes!

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You can grab some Nestle Coffee-Mate Peppermint Mocha Creamer at Wal-mart!  Check out my Google + album to see my shopping trip here.

Looking for more great recipes and ideas?  Check out this amazing digital magazine filled with ideas for the holidays! Look for more from Nestle in this magazine!

I have 14 Lovely Comments, I would love to have yours... on Have a Moment Of Connection with Coffee-mate and Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

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    November 26, 2013

    I’m not much of a peppermint person, but my wife would absolutely love these. Might have to make them for her sometime, great recipe!

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

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      Jaylon says:
      June 20, 2014

      It’s great to find sooemne so on the ball

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    November 26, 2013

    Um. Yum!!!! Can’t wait to try these! May just give them a spin for a Christmas party we’re hosting next week for a bunch of my hubby’s hungry college kids! What a yummy looking treat!

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    Leslie says:
    November 27, 2013

    Ohh! I love the presentation of these. These look deliciously amazing! I’m stopping by from Pinterest & I’m a new follower through Facebook & Twitter. Happy Thanksgiving!

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    November 29, 2013

    Sounds and looks delicious! Thx for sharing on BFF Open House link up.

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    November 30, 2013

    Kristina will love these! Sound so yummy, I can’t wait to make some! If you get a chance and can link up to Snickerdoodle Sunday sometime that would be great :) Have a great one!

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    Winnie says:
    December 2, 2013

    These are such beautiful cupcakes!!
    And I think they’re quite unique with the combination of mocha and peppermint

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    December 5, 2013

    Not only do these sound delicious…they look amazing too. Thanks so much for sharing these at our Pinworthy Projects Party. I’ll be pinning this to our feature board.

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    Carol says:
    December 5, 2013

    These are too gorgeous to eat ( not that it would stop me!). Wanted to let you know I featured you at my link party , up now!

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    T'onna says:
    December 6, 2013

    These cupcakes look delicious and perfect for this holiday season! I’ll be featuring them at the next party! Thanks for sharing @ Submarine Sunday!

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