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Hot Fudge Sundae Cupcakes

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Hot fudge sundae cupcakes sound like something you might find on the menu of a kid’s fantasy restaurant. It has everything you might want or need in a dessert, gooey warm hot fudge that feels like it could stick to your ribs, tasty vanilla ice cream flavor, as well as the actual “cake” part of the cupcakes for good measure. Yet despite the fantastical nature of this delicious dessert, one thing is for certain: it is real and it is something you can make fairly easy right at home.

Hot fudge sundae cupcakes are a great treat to make with your kids, I know my daughter loves to make them, and it’s something of a tradition on the occasional movie night weekends to whip up a batch of hot fudge ice cream sundae cupcakes to nibble on in between popcorn bites.

They could also be a perfect baking project to tackle on a rainy afternoon when everything seems gloomy and overcast. A nice cupcake will definitely cheer up your day in grey weather!

Hot Fudge Sundae Cupcakes

They are surprisingly simple to make, even if you aren’t an expert baker or don’t make cupcakes very much. This makes them ideal for trying out new baking ideas at home, creating cupcakes for a work or school event, or simply baking hot fudge sundae ice cream cupcakes because they’re delicious and you want to try them.

Again, these are pretty easy to make for most bakers. You just need to be a bit patient to ensure the recipe turns out all right! As with any cupcakes, make sure you don’t get distracted and overbeat the batter since this will ruin the baking consistency in no time at all.

Ingredients

  • 1 dozen of your favorite cupcakes
  • 5 tbsp chocolate syrup
  • 2 sticks 2 sticks butter softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp chocolate candy melts
  • 12 maraschino cherries
  • rainbow sprinkles

How to Make Hot Fudge Sundae Cupcakes

Step 1:

Using a paring knife, cut the top middle section of your cupcakes and fill each one with chocolate syrup. Cover the holes with the cupcake pieces you cut out.

Step 2:

In a stand mixer, slowly start beating butter, sugar, milk, and vanilla to make your buttercream. Gradually increase the speed to high. The buttercream is ready once it forms stiff peaks.

Step 3:

Using a piping bag, generously frost your cupcakes with the buttercream.

Step 4:

Microwave your chocolate candy melts in 30-second intervals until completely melted. With a spoon, drizzle over on top of your frosted cupcakes. Top with sprinkles and a maraschino cherry.

Some Tips

  • Fill cupcakes with chocolate syrup using a piping bag for precise and mess-free filling.
  • To achieve perfectly stiff peaks in your buttercream frosting, ensure your butter is softened but still cool before beating.
  • Microwave chocolate candy melts in short intervals and stirs between each to prevent overheating and ensure smoothness.
Hot Fudge Sundae Cupcakes

Perfect Pairing with this Cupcakes

Enjoy a variety of delicious meals and refreshing drinks this Hot Fudge Sundae Cupcakes. A glass of freshly squeezed orange juice in the morning will be a great option to have, followed by an iced green tea with lemon for a perfect meal Also a creamy strawberry banana smoothie blended with Greek yogurt, The taste will be so delicious.

How to store these Hot Fudge Sundae Cupcakes?

To store cupcakes, keep them in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days. For longer storage, freeze them individually wrapped in plastic wrap or aluminum foil for up to 3 months. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight before serving.

FAQ

Can I use store-bought cupcakes instead of making them from scratch?

Yes, you can! Just follow the filling and decorating steps outlined in the recipe.

Can I make these cupcakes in advance and freeze them?

Wrap them well and store them in the freezer for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight before serving.

Can I use different toppings for these cupcakes?

Of course! Get creative with your toppings. Try nuts, chocolate chips, or caramel sauce.

Can I use a different frosting instead of buttercream?

Yes, feel free to experiment! Whipped cream or cream cheese frosting would also work well.

conclusion

Enjoy these Hot Fudge Sundae Cupcakes. So simple to be made and so delicious as well, these cupcakes will leave you wanting more. Share the recipe with loved ones and subscribe to my blog.

Hot Fudge Sundae Cupcakes

Recipe by CourtneyCourse: DessertCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

12

Cupcakes
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking timeminutes
Calories

350

kcal
Total time

20

minutes

Cupcakes are something of a cliché at this point, aren’t they? It seems like only yesterday that the idea of cupcakes was a novelty and there weren’t cupcake places on every corner of town. But no matter how many cupcake shops come and go over the years, I know one thing for certain: they can still be incredibly delicious. Especially when you step them up a notch or two with a recipe that will blow your taste buds out of the water

Ingredients

  • 1 dozen of your favorite cupcakes

  • 5 tbsp chocolate syrup

  • 2 sticks 2 sticks butter softened

  • 4 cups powdered sugar

  • 4 tbsp milk

  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract

  • ½ tsp chocolate candy melts

  • 12 maraschino cherries

  • rainbow sprinkles

Directions

  • Using a paring knife, cut the top middle section of your cupcakes and fill each one with chocolate syrup. Cover the holes with the cupcake pieces you cut out.
  • In a stand mixer, slowly start beating butter, sugar, milk, and vanilla to make your buttercream. Gradually increase the speed to high. The buttercream is ready once it forms stiff peaks.
  • Using a piping bag, generously frost your cupcakes with the buttercream.
  • Microwave your chocolate candy melts in 30-second intervals until completely melted. With a spoon, drizzle over on top of your frosted cupcakes. Top with sprinkles and a maraschino cherry.

Notes

  • Fill cupcakes with chocolate syrup using a piping bag for precise and mess-free filling.
  • To achieve perfectly stiff peaks in your buttercream frosting, ensure your butter is softened but still cool before beating.
  • Microwave chocolate candy melts in short intervals and stirs between each to prevent overheating and ensure smoothness.
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Courtney (Mamas)

This blog is all about delicious easy-to-make recipes. I aim to make cooking enjoyable, especially for those who, like me, may not be expert chefs but have a love for trying new things in the kitchen.