Tuesday, July 6, 2010

S'more Cupcakes, Please!

The Summer wouldn't be complete without S'mores! And in this case . . . S'more Cupcakes!! Our 4th of July BBQ Bash was a success, and these S'more Cupcakes were quite the hit! Follow along, I'll tell you how I made these little beauties.


First, I crushed some graham crackers for the delicious crust. To make 24 cupcakes, you'll need about 1 1/2 cups of crushed crackers. (That's about 1 package). Mix the crushed grahams with 1 cup of sugar and 5 tablespoons of butter. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
Then, press about a tablespoon of the yummy crumbs into your lined cupcake tins. It's best to press the crumbs down firmly with a shotglass, (preferably one from your wild college years, as seen below). After pressing the crumbs and reminiscing about your wild child days, put the cupcake tin in the oven for about 5 minutes. When they are done in the oven, fill 2/3 of the way with chocolate cake mix. Then, pop them back in the oven until they are finished baking.

After cooling, use an apple corer to remove the center of your cupcakes. I'm sure you'll find something to do with all of those delicious cupcake middles.

Then, fill each hole with marshmallow fluff. I put the fluff in a plastic bag and snipped the corner off. Who needs a fancy pastry bag?

Next, frost with chocolate frosting and decorate.
Then, invite friends over to help you eat these little beauties, because you won't want to be alone in the house with them!
ENJOY!!

22 comments:

  1. Ohhhh wow! These sound amazing, I just might have to try them out sometime soon! Thanks for the step by step instructions!

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  2. I rarely make cupcakes now that my kids are older, but I always make them for the 4th of July parties that we attend. I wish I'd seen these earlier, but I know I'll try them in the future. I like anything that makes me look creative!

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  3. So, that's how you did it!! These were delicious!!!!

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  4. Ooooh! Those look decadent and luscious! I'm stopping by from SITS. Always like to visit the SITSta that comments above me. If your interested I have a recipe linky on my blog that you're welcome to join with this, or any other recipe. Your s'more cupcakes would be a most welcome addition! Jenn

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  5. I have some in the oven right now! Can't wait to see how mine turn out. Thanks for the great ideas : ]

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