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Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

5 from 24 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Servings 24 servings


  • 1 (18oz) package Devil's Food Cake Mix
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows divided
  • 4 (1oz) squares semi-sweet baking chocolate coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 (8oz) tub Cool Whip
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder


  • Prepare and bake cake batter as directed on package for 24 cupcakes; cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, place 1 cup marshmallows, chocolate chunks and milk in large saucepan.
  • Cook on low heat until marshmallows and chocolate are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring constantly.
  • Cool at least 30 minutes before gently stirring in Cool Whip.
  • Frost cupcakes with the whipped topping mixture; top with the remaining cup marshmallows.
  • Sprinkle evenly with cocoa.
  • Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Store leftover cupcakes in refrigerator.
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