Cream-Filled Cupcakes- Sweet Treat Saturday

Cream-Filled Cupcakes
Cream-Filled Cupcakes

A moist chocolate cupcake with a fun cream filling and shiny chocolate frosting. These cupcakes are sure to become a “Sweet Treat Saturday” favorite!

What you’ll need:

  • 1 package devil’s food cake mix
  • 2 teaspoons hot water
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 jar marshmallow crème
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Ganache frosting:

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • ¾ cup heavy whipping cream

What to do:

  1. Prepare and bake cake batter according to package directions for cupcakes. Cool for 5 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
  2. For filling, in a small bowl, combine water and salt until salt is dissolved. Cool. In a small bowl, beat the marshmallow crème, shortening, confectioners’ sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy; add the salt mixture.
  3. Cut a small hole in the corner of pastry or plastic bag; insert round pastry tip. Fill the bag with cream filling. Push the tip through the bottom of paper liner to fill each cupcake.
  4. In a heavy saucepan, melt the chocolate chips with cream; stir until smooth. Cool. Dip cupcake tops into frosting; chill for 20 minutes or until set. Store in the refrigerator.

Yield: 2 dozen

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Tested in the THASC kitchen. Photo by THASC.
THASC is a unique small American business producing cards and other promotional products.
www.thasc.com

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