• Mallow in the Middle Cupcakes

    Mallow in the Middle Cupcakes

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    SERVINGS: 12
    ACTIVE TIME: 50 minutes
    ADDITIONAL BAKING TIME: 10 minutes

    ingredients
    • 1 Cup American Heritage® Finely Grated Chocolate Drink
    • Cupcakes:
    • ½ cup AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate Drink Mix
    • ¾ cup flour
    • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
    • ½ teaspoon baking soda
    • 2 large eggs, room temperature
    • 1 cup brown sugar
    • ? cup coconut oil
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • ½ cup buttermilk
    • Frosting:
    • ½ cup AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate Drink Mix
    • ½ cup sugar
    • 1 cup butter
    • ¼ cup cream
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • Pinch of salt
    • Extras:
    • 12 large marshmallows
    • Several mini marshmallows (optional for
    • decoration)
    Step 1

    Cupcakes:
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    Step 2

    In a large bowl, mix the dry ingredients for the cupcakes together until blended.

    Step 3

    In a large bowl, whisk together the wet ingredients for the cupcakes until smooth.

    Step 4

    Slowly pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix well until smooth.

    Step 5

    Add the buttermilk slowly to the mixture. Do not over mix.

    Step 6

    Pour batter into large cupcake liners. Fill halfway only!

    Step 7

    Bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out dry.

    Step 8

    Let it cool for 10 minutes.

    Step 9

    With a paring knife, cut out a well in each cupcake and fill with a large marshmallow (keep crumbs for decoration).

    Step 10

    Place back in oven for 5 minutes to allow marshmallow to puff and melt.

    Step 11

    Remove and place on cooling rack while preparing frosting.

    Step 12

    Frosting:

    For the frosting, use an electric beater and mix all the ingredients together until a smooth creamy texture. Add an extract flavour of your choice to make the cupcake a little more fun. Peppermint and coffee are great options!

    Step 13

    Using a piping bag, pipe frosting on the cupcakes, sprinkle with the
    crumbs and decorate with mini marshmallows.

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