Camp Fire Cupcakes
 
 
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • Camp Fire Cupcakes
  • Makes 12 cupcakes
  • Ingredients:
  • 1 box of French Vanilla cake mix
  • 1 C whole milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • ½ C unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1 C graham cracker crumbs
  • ¼ C coco powder
  • 1 bag of mini pretzel rods
  • 1 bag of mini marshmallows
  • 1 package of tooth picks
  • Frosting ingredients:
  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 2 C powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3-5 TBSP Heavy whipping cream
  • yellow and orange gel food coloring
  • 1 large piping bag fitted with a medium star tip
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners
  2. In a standing mixer, combine cake mix, butter, milk and eggs and mix on medium speed until combined
  3. Scoop batter ¾ of the way into the cupcake liners and bake for 21 minutes
  4. Once done, pull out and set aside to cool
  5. Using a standing mixer, combine the butter, powder sugar vanilla and heavy whipping cream.
  6. Mix until stiff peaks form
  7. Scoop some frosting into 2 bowls, 1 for the yellow and 1 for the orange frosting, leaving some frosting in the main bowl to frost the base of the cupcakes
  8. Directions for decorating:
  9. In a small bowl, combine the graham cracker crust and coco powder, mix until combined
  10. Add 2 mini marshmallows to each tooth pick (about 12) and set aside
  11. Using a butter knife, frost the top of the cupcake using frosting left from the main bowl
  12. Once frosted, dip the cupcake into the coco and graham cracker mixture
  13. Using a spoon, scoop some yellow frosting into 1 side of the piping bag and scoop the orange frosting into the other side
  14. In the middle of the cupcake pipe a small star to create your flame
  15. Cut the mini pretzel sticks in half and place around the "fire" about 4-5 sticks
  16. Add your marshmallow sticks to the top and enjoy!
Recipe by Life Love Liz at https://www.lifeloveliz.com/2017/08/14/camp-fire-cupcakes/