Recipe courtesy of Jessica Cuff
Show: Cupcake Wars
Save Recipe Print
Chocolate Marshmallow Cupcake
Total:
35 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
12 cupcakes
Level:
Easy
Total:
35 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
12 cupcakes
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Marshmallow Frosting:
Chocolate Ganache:

Directions

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Line a 12-cup cupcake or muffin pan with paper cupcake liners.

Sift together the sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl.

Combine and whisk the egg, milk, oil, and vanilla in a separate bowl.

Using a spatula, combine the dry and wet ingredients, alternating between the two, starting with 1/3 of the dry ingredients and ending with 1/3 of the dry ingredients. Stir until smooth, then add the very hot water and stir until incorporated. Transfer the batter to a pitcher (it is easier to pour the batter than it is to scoop, as it is very thin). Pour the batter into the cupcake pan, fill each cup 3/4-full and bake for 15 minutes. Let the cupcakes cool for 5 minutes before filling. Load the frosting into a piping bag fitted with a round pastry tip. Insert the tip into the cupcakes and fill with a little frosting, then using the same tip, frost the tops of the cupcakes. Chill the cupcakes in the refrigerator for 15 minutes to set the frosting. Drizzle the frosted cupcakes with tepid ganache.

To make Marshmallow Frosting:

In a large mixing bowl, combine the marshmallow cream, sugar, shortening, salt, and vanilla extract, and stir until blended.

To make Chocolate Ganache:

Combine the chocolate, butter, hot espresso, and corn syrup in a microwave-safe bowl and heat, 20 seconds at a time until the chocolate is melted, stir until smooth. Drizzle the chilled, marshmallow frosted cupcakes with tepid ganache.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Grilled Fish and Pineapple 01:02

Pineapple planks are your tasty solution for grilling fish filets.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Venita's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Magnolia's Vanilla Cupcake

Recipe courtesy of Allysa Torey

Chocolate Truffles

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Mini Chocolate-Cherry Bundt Cakes

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Tony's Chocolate Pecan Pie

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Chocolate-Hazelnut Icebox Cake

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Super-Thick Hot Chocolate

Recipe courtesy of Anne Burrell

No-Churn Chocolate Ice Cream

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.