Chocolate Cupcakes (with Marshmallows )

August 2, 2015 / 37 Comments

These cute chocolate cupcakes are simply delicious! Moist and light chocolate cupcakes stuffed with marshmallows and topped with strawberry and whipped cream frosting! Cupcakes have never tasted so good!


chocolate cupcakes:

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar 
  • 1/2 cup rum
  • 3 eggs 
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt 
  • 1 cup milk 
  • mini marshmallows

strawberry frosting:

  • 1/2 cup strawberry puree,
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter,
  • 2 1/2- 2 3/4 cups powdered sugar,
  • few drops of red coloring (optional)

whipped cream frosting:

  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar



  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Line muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  3. In a second bowl beat the butter and sugar together until the mixture is light in color. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Pour in milk, rum and whisk to combine.
  4. Add the liquid mixture into the flour mixture and beat on medium speed.
  5. Fill each prepared cupcake liner about 1/3 full, then place 1 big or few tiny marshmallows in the middle.
  6. Cover with remaining batter. The batter shouldn’t reach the top of the liner.
  7. Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.
  8. After few minutes, remove to a wire rack and let cool completely before frosting.

strawberry frosting:

1. Pour strawberry puree to a small saucepan. Heat mixture over medium heat, and simmer for about 10 – 14 minutes

2. Pour reduced puree into a small bowl, then freeze until cool.

3. In the medium bowl whip the butter until fluffy.

4. Add cooled strawberry puree, powdered sugar red food coloring.

5. Mix until combined. Add more powdered sugar if needed to reach desired consistency.

whipped cream frosting:

1.  In a small pan, combine gelatin and cold water. Let stand until thick.

2. Place over low heat, stirring constantly, just until the gelatin dissolves.

3. Remove from heat and cool, but do not allow it to set.

4. Whip the cream with the icing sugar, until slightly thick.

5. While slowly beating, add the gelatin to whipping cream.

6. Whip at high speed until stiff.

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  1. Gąska says:

    mi by zapewne takie ładne ni wyszły 🙂

  2. iza says:

    jakie śliczne 😉

  3. Krzychu says:

    Super super super

  4. Angie@Angie's Recipes says:

    They are so adorable. I love the two-toned frosting!

  5. Ale słodkie! Pięknie udekorowane, a ciasteczko pierwsze bym z nich wyjadała 🙂

  6. Angie says:

    Ależ one słodko wyglądają; ))

  7. Such cute little cupcakes! Love the tiny cookies you used to decorate 🙂

  8. Yummy! They look magical:) xoxo

  9. candypandas1 says:

    Małe niepozorne wyglądające mega uroczo 🙂

  10. gin says:

    Ależ one śliczne! 🙂

  11. Natalia says:

    Jak dla mnie wygladają bardzo amerykańsko. 😀 No i smakowicie!

  12. Yum!!!! Girl these cupcakes are so gorgeous!! Love everything about this cupcake.. especially the strawberry frosting.. 🙂

  13. do you have delivery service?? hahahah!!! 🙂
    they look amazing!!

  14. These cupcakes are gorgeous!! I would love some of these for dessert (or breakfast :p)

  15. INNA MAMA says:

    Cudo! Jeżeli tak smakują jak wyglądają…marzenie:))

  16. Łukasz says:

    Sama słodycz! Prawdziwe małe cudeńka <3

  17. Your photography is just the absolute best on the internet. For serious want to rip into my computer screen to grab a few of these!

  18. I must try the whipped cream frosting some time Marcela 🙂

  19. The marshmallow surprise in these sounds great! They’re such pretty, little treats.

  20. cheri says:

    Hi Marcela, these are so adorable, love what you did with the frosting.

  21. Looking so good! You do take great images too 🙂

  22. kitchenriffs says:

    Love the pictures! And the cupcakes look delish — wish I had one right now. 🙂 Fun recipe — thanks.

  23. Hi Marcela,
    These cupcakes are so sweet.
    Love the frosting and the added cookies!
    Any delivery services?

  24. Wyglądają pięknie i niezwykle kusząco.

  25. Lena says:

    Świetne babeczki, jakie piękne:)

  26. Beth says:

    Your cupcakes are adorable. What a great combination of flavours!

  27. wyglądają pysznie, konkursowo. pozdrawiam ciepło!

  28. Magda C. says:

    Urocze babeczki 🙂

  29. Gosia says:

    jedna z najpiękniejszych rzeczy, jakie upichciłaś, kochana! przeboskie 🙂

  30. Wszystkie te Twoje babeczki są urocze 😉

  31. mun says:

    Your cupcakes are always decorated so prettily. Adding marshmallows to them is a brilliant move!

  32. DlaSmaQ says:

    Wyglądają prześlicznie !!!

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