Marshmallow Cupcakes

The bakers were asked to make teacake in last week’s The Great British Bake Off, my mouth was totally watering when I saw them making the fluffy melty marshmallow filling!

I couldnt wait to make some melty marshmallow :-p melted marshmallow is not too too sweet and it is just scrumptious..! the aroma from the vanilla cupcake and marshmallow is just heaven 

Cherie Kelly's Marshmallow Cupcakes

Marshmallow Cupcakes

Make 12 cupcake

Ingredients:

For the Vanilla Cupcakes

150g butter, softened at room temperature
150g caster sugar
3 free-range eggs, at room temperature
4 tsp vanilla bean extract
150g self-raising flour
1-2 tbsp milk

For the Marshmallow Frosting

200g medium marshmallows
100g mini marshmallows

Method:

For the Vanilla Cupcakes

1. Preheat the oven to 175C. Line a 12-hole baking muffin tin with cupcake cases.
2. Beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer in a bowl until pale for at least 5 mins. 
3. Add and mix in the eggs gradually and stir in the milk and vanilla extract.
4. Sift the flour into the mixture and stir until well-combined.
5. Spoon the mixture into the cupcake cases to 2/3 full. 
6. Bake the cupcakes for 20 mins until a skewer inserted into the centre of the cupcakes and come out clean.
7. Leave them on wire rack to cool.

For the Marshmallow Frosting

1. Put the medium marshmallows in a heatproof bowl over a larger bowl of hot water. Leave for 5-10 mins until melted.
2. Stir the mini marshmallow into the melted marshmallow gently so the mini marshmallows are half covered by the melted marshmallow.
3. Spoon the marshmallow frosting on top of the cupcakes and enjoy!


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