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These Hot Chocolate Cupcakes are made with actual hot chocolate in the batter, filled with marshmallow fluff, and finished with a vanilla whipped cream frosting!
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Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

These Hot Chocolate Cupcakes are made with actual hot chocolate in the batter, filled with marshmallow fluff, and finished with a vanilla whipped cream frosting!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 cupcakes
Calories: 290kcal

Ingredients

Cupcakes:

Filling:

Frosting:

Instructions

Cupcakes:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line cupcake pan with liners.
  • Combine cupcake ingredients in mixing bowl and beat until well combined, making sure to scrape down the sides as needed.
  • Add about 1/4 cup of batter to each liner so they're about ¾ full.
  • Bake cupcakes for about 18-20 minutes until toothpick comes clean.
  • Let set in pan for a couple of minutes before transferring to oven rack to finish cooling.
  • Core out the center of the cupcakes and pipe in fluff until each is full.

Frosting:

  • Combine heavy cream, powdered sugar, and pudding mix in mixing bowl and beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Pipe frosting onto cupcakes and sprinkle with sprinkles and mini marshmallows.

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Notes

  • The hot chocolate can be added when warm, chocolate milk can be added cold or at room temperature. 

Nutrition

Calories: 290kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 269mg | Potassium: 117mg | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 405IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 1mg