Rolo Cupcake Recipe
Author: Tammilee
  • Ingredients
  • 2 C granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs room temp
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 C flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 C milk
  • 1/2 C vegetable oil
  • 1 C boiling water
  • Pack of rolo candies.
  • Frosting Recipe:
  • 1 C unsalted butter softened
  • 3/4 C cocoa powder
  • 3 C powder sugar
  • 3/4 C heavy cream
  • Rolo candies
  • Chocolate syrup
  • Caramel syrup
  1. Cupcake Directions:
  2. -Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. -Line cupcake tins with paper liners.
  4. - Mix all dry ingredients together on a mixing bowl... flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, sugar, and cocoa.
  5. -Mix in the wet ingredients... vanilla, oil, milk, and eggs.
  6. -Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes until all of the ingredients are blended.
  7. -Pour in the boiling water... beat until mixed.
  8. -Place an unwrapped rolo on the bottom and in the center of the lined cupcake tin.
  9. -Scoop the batter into the lined cupcake tins until 2/3 full.
  10. -Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  11. -Cool for 10-15 minutes.
  12. -Place on wire rack to cool completely.
  13. Frosting Directions:
  14. -Beat the softened butter on its own until smooth.
  15. -Add cocoa and powder sugar alternately with heavy cream into the creamed butter until it becomes a smooth and thick texture.
  16. -If the frosting is too thick, add more heavy cream, if too thin, add more powder sugar.
  17. -Scoop prepared frosting into a pastry bag with a large frosting tip.
  18. -Twist the open end of the pastry bag pushing the frosting to the tip.
  19. -Frost the cupcakes.
  20. -Drizzle chocolate syrup on the chocolate frosting.
  21. -Drizzle caramel syrup on the chocolate frosting.
  22. -Place a candy rolo in the center of the frosted cupcake.