Chocolate Marshmallow Cupcakes

chocolate-marshmallow-cupcakesThere is an unrivalled beauty about pairing Chocolate and Marshmallows together – whether its for cookies, puddings, desserts or anything else, it’s like a union of divine tastes that is sure to produce a rich and sultry end result! Marshmallows are pure and fluffly, like clouds of air, while Choclate lends that dense and dark quality that makes a dessert enticing. And that’s precisely what makes these Chocolate Marshmallow Cupcakes so adorable and irrestible! And to top it, we use Coconut-Marshmallow frosting – need I say more?!

[Recipe & photo courtesy of Donna from Corkscrews & Spatulas]

Ingredients
Makes 12-18 yummy cupcakes
2 1-oz. squares unsweetened chocolate
1/2 cup butter
1 1/4 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 cup unbleached white flour
3/4 cup Marshmallow Fluff (for the insides)

Method
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray cupcake pans or use paper liners & Set aside.

Melt unsweetened chocolate and butter in a large saucepan over medium heat, stirring in between to prevent it from burning or scorching.

Using a wooden spoon or spatula, stir in sugar until well mixed.

Add eggs, vanilla and salt and beat well with spoon. Fold in flour and mix just until smooth.

Spoon batter half way up in the liners. Pipe or spoon 1 tsp Marshmallow Fluff in the center. Spoon a little more batter over the top to cover the fluff.

Bake for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Don’t over bake. Let it cool completely before frosting as desired.

Coconut Marshmallow Buttercream Frosting

Ingredients
2/3 cup butter, softened
1 cup Marshmallow Fluff
1 teaspoon coconut extract
1-2 teaspoons milk
1 1/3 cups powdered sugar

Method
Beat butter and Marshmallow Fluff together until mixture is smooth. Add coconut extract and milk and beat again. Add powdered sugar a little at a time and beat until frosting is smooth and creamy. Add more milk if needed to spread or pipe. Use a star tip to decorate the cupcakes with the Marshmallow Coconut frosting!

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Comments

  1. Barbara Wirtz says:

    wow it's looks nice. what a cute cupcakes. i know it's really delicious. these r perfect , simple yet elegant.it's lovely.

  2. These really look yummy! My nieces are coming to visit and we usually pick one dessert recipe to make together while they are here. These are perfect, simple yet elegant.

  3. Those look so soft and lucious!

  4. Woww wat a cute cupcakes…lovely Mansi, would love to have them rite now…

  5. wowowow..thats one feast you got there..I am craving for it now dear..:(

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