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50 mins
Serves
6

Hot chocolate inspired cupcakes with a salted caramel filling and topped with buttercream, sprinkles and marshmallows!
There's no better combination that hot chocolate and marshmallows and these gourmet flavours from the London Marshmallow Company added an extra luxurious treat to these cupcakes.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1131 projects »
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  • How to bake a marshmallow cupcake. Hot Chocolate Cupcakes - Step 1
    Step 1

    Stir the hot water into the cocoa powder until it begins to melt.

  • How to bake a marshmallow cupcake. Hot Chocolate Cupcakes - Step 2
    Step 2

    Whisk in the butter, sugar, flour, baking powder and eggs and mix into a thick batter.

  • How to bake a marshmallow cupcake. Hot Chocolate Cupcakes - Step 3
    Step 3

    Divide the batter between six mugs.

  • How to bake a marshmallow cupcake. Hot Chocolate Cupcakes - Step 4
    Step 4

    Bake at 200°C for 15 minutes until a skewer comes out clean.

  • How to bake a marshmallow cupcake. Hot Chocolate Cupcakes - Step 5
    Step 5

    Use a spoon to scoop out a hole in the middle of the cupcakes, making sure not to let the top crumble too much.

  • How to bake a marshmallow cupcake. Hot Chocolate Cupcakes - Step 6
    Step 6

    Heat the salted caramel in a microwave until runny.

  • How to bake a marshmallow cupcake. Hot Chocolate Cupcakes - Step 7
    Step 7

    Fill the well in each cupcake with some salted caramel.

  • How to bake a marshmallow cupcake. Hot Chocolate Cupcakes - Step 8
    Step 8

    Place the spooned out cupcake crumbs on top.

  • How to bake a marshmallow cupcake. Hot Chocolate Cupcakes - Step 9
    Step 9

    Chop your marshmallows into small cubs.

  • How to bake a marshmallow cupcake. Hot Chocolate Cupcakes - Step 10
    Step 10

    Make the buttercream by whisking together the icing sugar and butter.

  • How to bake a marshmallow cupcake. Hot Chocolate Cupcakes - Step 11
    Step 11

    Scoop the buttercream into a piping bag.

  • How to bake a marshmallow cupcake. Hot Chocolate Cupcakes - Step 12
    Step 12

    Pipe buttercream onto the top of each cupcake.

  • How to bake a marshmallow cupcake. Hot Chocolate Cupcakes - Step 13
    Step 13

    Top with sprinkles and marshmallows before serving with a straw, dipped into the salted caramel centre.

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