EnlargeCredit: Sugared EllipsesThe cupcake alone was fantastic. Without the frosting, the brown butter flavor really came through and was balanced by the coffee. The addition of the frosting made the coffee flavor a bit too overpowering for me, so next time I'll either follow Tish's recipe exactly or maybe even choose a different flavor of frosting. If you are a freak for coffee flavor then you will lose your mind over these. My Mom, a freak for coffee, was raving.