June 17, 2009

Rocky Road Cupcakes

Rocky Road Cupcakes

Cupcakes:
1. Use Triple Chocolate Cake mix (boxed)
2. Cook according to directions on box

Frosting: (frost within 8 hours from serving):
2 cups Heavy Whipping Cream
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp unflavored gelatin
2 tbsp cold water

1. Microwave the water & gelatin for 30 seconds. Stir until disolved. Let cool to room temp (about 5 min) but don't let it cool too much or it will thicken.
2. Whip whip cream in chilled stainless bowl.
3. In another bowl mix the cocoa powder & sugar
4. When whip is barely stiff add cocoa powder & sugar
5. Add vanilla
6. Add room temp gelatin
7. Mix for another few minutes
8. Frost cupcakes

Topping:

1. Put 3 marshmellows on top
2. Sprinkle mini chocolate chips on top
3. Put almonds on top (optional)
3. Melt chocolate chips in a glass measuring cup (1 cup = 45 seconds on high)
4. Mix melted chips til creamy
5. Put melted chips in ziploc bag, cut small hole in corner of bag and drizzle all over cupcakes
6. Refrigerate until served.

1 comment:

muddyfootsteps said...

wow these look delicious. great idea for a cupcake

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