The perfect cupcakes for the perfect day! These bad boys just made my day. I have listed all the ingredients for this incredible cupcake recipe. All you need to do is follow them and you are a few steps away from perfection. Enjoy!
For the crust
1 1/3 cup graham crackers crumbs
5 Tablespoon sugar
5 Tablespoon unsalted butter melted
For chocolate cupcakes
1 cup of sugar
3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
6 tablespoons Hershey’s Cocoa powder
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk- room temperature
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 large egg lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup boiling water
For marshmallow filling
2 egg whites
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 teaspoon vanilla
For milk chocolate ganache
1 cup heavy whipping cream
10 oz. milk chocolate-finely chopped
1/2 Tablespoon vegetable oil
How to make Hershey S’mores Cupcakes
To make the crust:
Step 1: Put the rack in the middle of the 325 degrees F preheated oven.
Step 2: Line the cupcake tines with liners.
Step 3: Add sugar, melted butter, and graham cracker in a small mixing bowl. Stir using a fork until well-mixed.
Step 4: Press 1 1/2 tablespoons of the graham mixture on each cupcake liner.
Step 5: Place inside the preheated oven and bake for 6 minutes. Remove then set aside.
To make the cupcakes:
Step 1: Add flour, cocoa, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl.
Step 2: Add in egg, vanilla, milk, and oil. Beat using an electric mixer for 2 minutes at medium speed.
Step 3: Pour the boiling water and beat until the batter is thin.
Step 4: Transfer the batter into the cupcake liners.
Step 5: Place inside the oven and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean after inserting in the middle of the cupcake.
Step 6: Remove from the oven and cut the upper part of the cupcake for later use.
To make marshmallow filling:
Step 1: Add simmering water, egg whites, cream of tartar, and sugar in a heatproof bowl. Allow the sugar to dissolve.
Step 2: Whisk over simmering water until warm then turn off the heat.
Step 3: Whisk further using a mixer until it forms a peak.
Step 4: Add the vanilla and stir until well blended.
Step 5: Place the filling inside a piping bag and cut off the corner for filling the cupcakes.
To make the ganache:
Step 1: In a small saucepan, add the chopped milk chocolate with 1/2 tablespoon of vegetable oil and allow the chocolate to melt. Stir until smooth.
Step 2: Remove the saucepan from the heat and add in cold heavy whipping cream.
Step 3: Stir until all the ingredients are well combined.
Step 4: Spread the ganache over the cupcakes. Use a spoon or a spatula.
Step 5: Serve and enjoy!
Note: Put the leftovers inside the fridge.