Wednesday, May 4, 2011

S'mores Cupcakes

S'mores Cupcakes (1 dozen)
~3/4 cup brown sugar
~1/2 cup canola oil
~2 tablespoons maple syrup
~1/4 cup plain yogurt
~1 1/4 cup milk
~1 tsp vanilla extract
~1 cup all-purpose flour
~1 tsp baking powder
~1/2 tsp baking soda
~1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
~1/4 tsp salt
~1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs plus more for topping

1) Mix brown sugar, canola oil, maply syrup, yogurt, milk, and vanilla extrac in a large bowl

2) Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, ground cinnamon, and salt into a second bowl

3) Mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients of first bowl in three batches, then stir in graham cracker crumbs

4) Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20-25 minutes until a toothpick comes out dry

5) Top with Marshmallow Creme, chocolate ganache, chocolate chips, and more graham cracker crumbs

Chocolate Ganache
~3 tablespoons milk
~1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1) Add milk to a saucepan and heat on stove just until simmering
2) Stir in chocolate chips until completely melted
3) Let cool for 10 minutes
4) Spatula ganache into a Ziploc bag, snip small corner off the bag, then pipe ganache onto top of cupcakes


  1. These look amazing! My family is really into everything smores. We made s'mores from Peeps over Easter (so yummy - the sugar on the outside caramelizes). And today I just found s'mores ice cream at the store. Now we just need to try your cupcakes!

  2. Lisa, let me know how it goes, good luck!