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Easy Chocolate Marshmallow Cupcakes

These were a creation for my son’s birthday. He’s 4 and loves marshmallows. So I tried to figure out a way to incorporate that into his birthday cake. I blended marshmallows into the cake batter. Then I melted marshmallows and chocolate chips to use in place of icing.  We served these with vanilla ice cream, and it seemed to be a hit!


Easy Chocolate Marshmallow Cupcakes

1 chocolate box cake

Eggs, milk, butter according to package

1 bag of mini marshmallows

1 bag chocolate chips

 

For the cake:

Prep 1 chocolate box cake according to package with these modifications:

Add 1 additional egg to however many package calls for.

Use milk instead of water

Use melted butter instead of oil

Mix in 1 1/2 cups of mini marshmallows into the batter.

Bake according to package

 

For the “icing”:

When the cupcakes are cooled melt 2 cups of marshmallows and 2 cups of chocolate chips in microwave safe bowl for 30 second intervals stirring in between until marshmallows and chips are melted and blended.

Using a butter knife coat the top of the cupcakes with the icing mixture. (This part will be sticky.)

Top cupcakes with mini marshmallows and chocolate chips.

Enjoy!

 

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32 thoughts on “Easy Chocolate Marshmallow Cupcakes

  1. Your marshmallow cupcakes look delish! I have to say though that although frosting using marshmallow is awesome (I love it), I hate how it gets gooey and then sticking to the bowl which is impossible to clean. What’s you secret for cleaning them?

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    1. Thanks for the reading and what a great question. I just soaked the bowl and utensils in warm soapy water as soon as I was done icing the cupcakes. I came back about 10 minutes later and rinsed the bowl with the sink sprayer turned on with the pressure real high.

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      1. Sounds easy enough – and 10 mins! 🙂 I remember I had a hard time scrubbing it all off from my glass bowl even after soaking them overnight. They just hardened up and stuck like cement. :/ I wasn’t too happy and that was the first and last time I was making frosting with marshys! LOL.

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