Homemade Hostess Cupcakes

 

RIP Hostess Cupcakes. We’ll just have to keep making our homemade version. Find the instructions  http://apassionateplate.com/homemade-hostess-cupcakes/

 

 

Ingredients
CUPCAKES
  • 1¼ cups unbleached, all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1¼ cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1 stick (8 Tbsp.) unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten

    FILLING

  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla exrtact
  • 3 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • 1 cup marshmallow creme

    GANACHE

  • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract

    ICING

  • 4 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • 1 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla