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S'mores Cupcakes

S'mores Cupcakes bring all the flavors of your favorite summertime treat into a sweet cupcake.  Chocolate Cake topped with ganache, marshmallow frosting, and your favorite S’More’s Cookie.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 24 minutes
Servings: 22 Cupcakes
Calories: 309kcal
Author: Wendy

Equipment

  • 22 cupcake liners
  • Cupcake Pan
  • kitchen torch
  • large ice cream scoop
  • 1 large disposable piping bag
  • Candy thermometer

Ingredients

Cake Ingredients

  • 1 box triple chocolate cake mix
  • 3 large eggs room temperature
  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup milk

Chocolate Ganache Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips

Marshmallow Frosting Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 large egg whites
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

Cake Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line cupcake pan with the black cupcake liners
  • In a medium bowl, add the cake mix, butter, milk, stiruntil combined
  • Fill cupcake liners 3/4 of the way full.
  • Bake in the oven for about 21 minutes.
  • Pull out the cupcakes and allow them to cool before frosting

Ganache Directions

  • Using a small pot, bring the heavy whipping cream to aslow boil
  • Place the chocolate chips into a heat proof bowl
  • Pour the hot heavy cream over the chocolate chips
  • Let sit for 1 minute before whisking until smooth
  • Frost the cooled cupcakes by take a large ice cream scoop and scoop a mound of chocolate ganache onto the cupcake

Marshmallow Frosting Directions

  • Using a double broiler, mix all ingredients except the vanilla in a large heat safe bowl
  • Pour the mixed ingredients into the bowl of a standing mixer
  • Place the bowl over the prepared double broiler
  • Start to simmer the water and heat the mixture until the candy thermometer reaches 165 ℉ and all the sugar has dissolved,about 5-10 minutes from when the water starts to simmer.
  • While heating, gently mix to ensure even cooking
  • Once all the sugar has dissolved and the mix is 165 ℉,remove from heat and place the bowl in a standing mixture and mix on medium high for 5-7 minutes until the egg whites stiffen up and the mixture starts to cool.
  • Once it starts to stiffen up , add the vanilla.
  • Scoop the marshmallow frosting into the disposable piping bag
  • Pipe a mound of the marshmallow frosting on top of the ganache
  • Using a kitchen torch, toast the marshmallow frosting
  • Place your fave type of s'more cookie on top of the marshmallow frosting
  • Serve and Enjoy

Notes

Nutritional information will vary based on the cookie you use on top of your cupcake. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1Cupcake | Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 219mg | Potassium: 205mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 351IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 2mg