Thursday, 7 October 2010

Chocolate Marshmallow Cupcake recipe!!!

By popular demand here is the recipe for the recently featured cupcakes.

Chocolate Cupcake Ingredients

5 oz (150g) Butter - softened
5 oz (150g) superfine (Castor) sugar
6 oz (175g) self-raising flour
3 eggs
2 tbls cocoa powder
1 tsp vanilla extract


1. Pre-heat the oven to 350oF (180oC).
2. Line a 12 cup cake pan, with cup cake papers.
3. Crack the eggs into a cup and beat lightly with a fork.
4. Place all the ingredients in a large bowl.
5. Beat with an electric mixer for 2 minutes, until light and creamy.
6. Divide the mixture evenly between the cake cases.
7. Bake for 18-20 minutes until risen and firm to touch.
8. Allow to cool for a few minutes and then transfer to a wire rack.
9. Allow to cool fully before icing.

Marshmallow Centres

1. Take 10 marshmallows and place them in a pyrex bowl and place it over a saucepan of simmering water.
2. Whilst the marshmallows are melting scoop out the centres of the cupcakes using a melon baller or knife.
3.Once the marshmallows have melted pour them into the cake centres.

Frosting Ingredients

5 oz (150g) Butter - softened
8 oz (250g) confectioners (icing) sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 tsp hot water


1. Beat together the butter and sugar with an electric beater.
2. Once well combined, add the vanilla and water. Beat until smooth and creamy.
3. Section in half and add pink colouring and strawberry flavouring to one half.
4. Put both mixtures into a piping bag and pipe onto the cake.

I hope that this has been helpful to you all. I will try and add the recipes every time I post a foody post from now on.


  1. Hi Zoe
    YUM YUM, thank u for the recipe, will have to TRY to make these.
    Sandra (craftynan)

  2. Thank you for the recipe, your cupcake sure looks tasty, will definately be giving these a try!
    Joanne x

  3. plan to try this out asap!

  4. I am not a fan of cupcakes but these look delicious. It's odd Zoe but you remind me of someone and I can't for the life of me think who it is.

  5. Fabaroony - will definitely have a go at these!

    Thanks for sharing.

  6. Thank you so much for the lovely recipe Zoe. I suppose it sort of makes up for not bringing us any at Jill's retreat!!!
    Liz xxx

  7. lovely blog.. and fantastic cupcakes.. how do you get the frosting to look like it does? Do you have an end on the icing bag? They look lush!


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