Rolo Cupcake Recipe

Author Tammilee Tips



  • Cupcake Directions:
  • -Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • -Line cupcake tins with paper liners.
  • - Mix all dry ingredients together on a mixing bowl... flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, sugar, and cocoa.
  • -Mix in the wet ingredients... vanilla, oil, milk, and eggs.
  • -Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes until all of the ingredients are blended.
  • -Pour in the boiling water... beat until mixed.
  • -Place an unwrapped rolo on the bottom and in the center of the lined cupcake tin.
  • -Scoop the batter into the lined cupcake tins until 2/3 full.
  • -Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • -Cool for 10-15 minutes.
  • -Place on wire rack to cool completely.
  • Frosting Directions:
  • -Beat the softened butter on its own until smooth.
  • -Add cocoa and powder sugar alternately with heavy cream into the creamed butter until it becomes a smooth and thick texture.
  • -If the frosting is too thick, add more heavy cream, if too thin, add more powder sugar.
  • -Scoop prepared frosting into a pastry bag with a large frosting tip.
  • -Twist the open end of the pastry bag pushing the frosting to the tip.
  • -Frost the cupcakes.
  • -Drizzle chocolate syrup on the chocolate frosting.
  • -Drizzle caramel syrup on the chocolate frosting.
  • -Place a candy rolo in the center of the frosted cupcake.