Hot Chocolate Cupcake Recipe
Author: Tammilee
  • Cupcake Ingredients:
  • 1 C all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 C hot water
  • 1/2 C cocoa powder
  • 6 TBSP butter room temp
  • 3/4 C sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 C vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Marshmallow Frosting Ingredients:
  • 1-7.5 oz jar marshmallow crèam
  • 1/4 C butter softened
  • 2 C powdered sugar
  • 1 - 2 TBSP heavy cream
  1. Cupcake Directions:
  2. -Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cupcake tin with cupcake paper liners.
  3. -Whisk flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt in s medium bowl. Set aside.
  4. -Whisk hot water and cocoa powder in a small bowl. Set aside.
  5. -Using a stand mixer, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  6. -Mix the egg, vegetable oil, and vanilla until well combined.
  7. -Add in the flour mixture, alternate with hot cocoa mix until there are no lumps.
  8. -Using a large ice cream scoop the batter into the lined cupcake tins until they are 3/4's filled.
  9. -Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  10. -Remove from oven allowing cupcakes to cool in cupcake pan for 10 minutes.
  11. -Take out of cupcake pan and place individual cupcakes on a wire rack to cool completely.
  12. Frosting Directions:
  13. -Beat marshmallow cream and butter until combined.
  14. -Add sugar, beat until combined.
  15. -Mix in heavy cream 1/2 TBSP at a time until it can be spread on the cupcakes.
  16. -Spoon into a pastry bag with a large tip.
  17. -Frost cupcakes from the outside working the tip toward the center of the cupcake.
  18. -Sprinkle a little cocoa powder on top of each frosted cupcake.