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This is a moist graham cupcake filled with a decadent milk chocolate ganache and topped with a toasted marshmallow frosting drizzled with more chocolate ganache and a Hershey candy bar. People tell me that it is the BEST cupcake they have ever tasted and should win an award!

Gimme S'More Cupcakes

  • Servings: 1 cupcake
  • Yield: 30 cupcakes
  • Cooking Time: 21 min


  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 c. all purpose flour
  • 1 c. granulated sugar
  • ¾ t. salt
  • 1 t. espresso powder
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • 4 graham crackers, finely ground
  • 1 ½ c. milk
  • ¼ c. vegetable oil
  • 1 T. vanilla
  • 1 c. sour cream
  • 4 large eggs
  • ½ c. cookie butter
  • Chocolate ganache: 8 oz. milk chocolate chips
  • 4 oz. heavy cream
  • Marshmallow frosting: ¾ c. egg whites
  • 1 ½ c. granulated sugar
  • 1 t. cream of tartar


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Put all dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl and combine well.
  3. Add remaining 6 wet ingredients and mix on low speed until combined.
  4. Scrape bowl well and mix again for two minutes until no lumps remain.
  5. Fill paper lined cupcake pans ¾ full.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes, then turn oven down to 325 and bake 11 minutes more until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. While cupcakes bake, make chocolate ganache by placing chocolate chips in a bowl.
  8. Heat heavy cream just to boiling point and pour over chocolate.
  9. Let set 1 minute and then stir until smooth and glossy and let cool.
  10. For marshmallow frosting, place egg whites and sugar in a grease free heat proof bowl.
  11. Put over a pan of simmering water and whisk until mixture reaches 160 degrees and sugar is completely dissolved.
  12. Using a whisk attachment, whip egg whites/sugar until stiff peaks and glossy.
  13. Core cupcakes and fill with chocolate ganache.
  14. Pipe marshmallow frosting on top and toast with a kitchen torch.
  15. Drizzle more chocolate ganache and top with Hersheys candy bar.
  16. Enjoy the taste of Smores in a cupcake.

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