Our Mini Family: Date Night S'mores Cupcakes


Feb 12, 2014

Date Night S'mores Cupcakes


Recipe adapted from All Recipes dot com
  • Ingredients:

    • 1 and 1/2 cups of flour
    • 1 and 1/2 cups of sugar
    • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
    • 3/4 cup of cocoa
    • 3/4 cup of graham cracker crumbs
    • 1 cup of whole milk
    • 2 eggs
    • 2 teaspoons of vanilla
    • 1/2 cup of oil
    • 6 jumbo marshmallows cut in half (more for decorating)

    • Graham Cracker Crumb topping:
    • 1/2 of cup brown sugar
    • 1/2 of cup graham cracker crumbs
    • 1/4 cup of butter (melted)

    • Ganache:
    • 4 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate
    • 1/2 cup of heavy cream
    • 1/2 cup of butter
  • Directions:

    1. 1. Preheat oven to 350.
    2. 2. In a bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder and baking soda together with a wire whisk.
 Separate the mixture in half into two bowls.
    3. 3. Stir cocoa into one bowl and the graham cracker crumbs into the other.
 Add 1/2 cup milk, 1 egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1/4 cup oil (one half of these necessary ingredients) to the cocoa mixture and beat on medium until combined.
 Repeat adding the same ingredients to the graham cracker crumb flour mixture.
    4. 4. Prepare the graham cracker crumb topping. Add the brown sugar and crumbs in a small bowl and pour on the melted butter. Stir until combined.
    5. 5. Pour a little graham cracker cake batter into the bottom of your baking cups and then sprinkle the topping mixture lightly onto the surface. 
Place a marshmallow half on top and then cover the marshmallow with the chocolate cake batter until it is about 3/4 full. Sprinkle with more topping mixture.
    6. 6. Bake cupcakes for about 15 minutes.
    7. 7. Let cool and top with ganache.
    8. 8. For ganache: Heat the butter and cream on the stove. Heat until just before it boils.
    9. 9. For ganache: Remove and pour over chocolate. Stir until completely melted and smooth.
    10. 10. For ganache: 
 Pour over cupcakes and use extra for plate (if desired).

12 comments :

  1. These look amazing! Thanks for the recipe. Can't wait to try it.

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    1. Thank you, Corinne!

      Have a great week,
      ~Cathy~

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    1. Woohoo! That's awesome, Ritchil!

      Thanks for stopping by,
      ~Cathy~

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  3. Killing me! I want 5 now.

    xo,

    Kylie

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    1. HA sorry lady! :P You and Jake would just eat these up, huh?

      Have a great day, Kylie! xo
      ~Cathy~

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  4. Oh my glorious deliciousness! I don't think these would last till date night! Bookmarking these! Mmm

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    1. Haha I hear you! Sometimes I just cannot contain my excitement--I wanted to share this recipe last week, but had to control myself since I wanted it out right before Valentine's Day :D

      Have an awesome day!
      ~Cathy~

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  5. WOW!!! These look amazing! Thanks so much for sharing at Share Your Stuff Tuesdays!

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    1. My pleasure! Thanks for hosting the party!

      Have a great day,
      ~Cathy~

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  6. Book Marking! These looks amazing!

    Thanks for linking up with us at Tell Me About It Tuesday! I hope you hop over again next week. http://www.sweetsillysara.com/2014/02/welcome-to-tell-me-about-it-tuesday-and.html

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    1. Thank you! You rock, Caitlyn!

      Have a great day,
      ~Cathy~

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