Baked Sunday Mornings: Chocolate Marshmallow Cups

Ah, homemade marshmallow. I love you so much, but you never work out for me. Last summer I had two pretty epic marshmallow failures on a couple of s’mores projects (cupcakes + pie), so I was a little nervous going into this week’s Baked Sunday Morning selection.

There were two main reasons I decided to tackle this recipe. First of all, Easter! I usually like to have at least one marshmallow egg or bunny at some point in my candy consumption and I figured if I could make these from scratch that would be pretty awesome. Secondly, the recipe contains one key piece of instruction: “You do not want to whisk the marshmallow to soft peaks; it should be slightly looser than that”. BINGO! This was my main challenge last summer; my marshmallow mixtures never really thickened.

I’m so happy to report that these turned out uh-mah-zing (as Penny would say on Happy Endings). I don’t really have anything to add other than that I used regular sized cupcake liners instead of minis, both to save time, and because I wanted a larger marshmallow:chocolate ratio. I would also say that trying to add the marshmallow to a piping bag was a messy and futile mission for me. I just used a spoon after that and this was perfect.

You can find the recipe here!

Brainstorm: smoosh one of these cups between two graham crackers! Oh my god, I’m going to do this tonight.

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11 Responses to Baked Sunday Mornings: Chocolate Marshmallow Cups

  1. they look delicious! and i love the easter cupcake liners! so adorable! great job on these!

  2. Elaine says:

    Great photos, Robyn! I am glad this recipe was a success for you. I was also surprised at how easy the marshmallow was to make and that it was so delicious – and this coming from someone was doesn’t care for marshmallow. It has changed my tune having homemade. Your mallow cups look perfect. Happy Easter!

  3. Love the fact that you used regular-sized cupcake liners — I am such a fan of the marshmallow filling that I was craving a higher marshmallow-to-chocolate ratio! I also love your bunny cupcake liners – so cute!

  4. Those look truly wonderful! Happy Easter! What a treat.

  5. Danielle says:

    Maybe I will need to reconsider my dislike for the marshmallow chocolate combination! These look great and would taste even better between two graham crackers!

  6. Mike says:

    Beautiful cups Robyn! I love your liners – so festive! I’m going to try these next time – in answer to your question: I just used the Pound Plus bars from Trader Joes – semi sweet and I had some bittersweet, just mixed them. Didn’t do anything special – just melted in microwave, turned out nice and glossy. Wasn’t high end chocolate, that’s for sure. Happy Easter!

  7. Krissy says:

    Such fun and pretty Easter treats…love your colorful and Eastery liners. And, the large size looks good to me. Nice candy making!

  8. Candy says:

    Looks great! I wish my marshmallow filling had the consistency that yours do.

  9. susanelester says:

    Very nicely done! I love the Easter cupcake papers, too. You’re a braver soul than I am, but I would have spooned the marshmallow filling instead of piping, too. I did a make-up recipe in the interest of time this week.

    Happy Easter!

  10. Sheri says:

    Sooo cute. And I covet your Easter cupcake liners. Adorable.

  11. They look uh-maz-ing !! :)

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