Chocolate Chip and Mascarpone Cupcakes

Chocolate Chip And Mascarpone Cupcakes Recipe

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Lana Bade


A little work but SO worth it,better than bakery!

★★★★★ 1 vote
10 Min
30 Min


5 ounces unsweetened chocolate/chopped
1 cup water
1/3 cup mascarpone cheese/room temperature
2 1/4 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
3 large eggs
1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. fine sea salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 cup(6 ounces0semisweet chocolate chips(nestles morsels best for this one)
1 cup(8 ounces)semisweet chocolate chips
2/3 cup heavy whipping cream.
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 12 count muffin pans with paper liners

How to Make Chocolate Chip and Mascarpone Cupcakes


  • 2Place oven rack in center of oven,PREHEAT to 325 degrees.
  • 3Combine unsweetened chocolate and water in a small saucepan over medium low heat.Stir constantly until the chocolate is melted.About 2 minutes.
    Cool 2 minutes.
  • 4Whisk mascarpone cheese until the mixture is smooth
  • 5beat the sugar,oil,eggs,and vanilla in a large bowl for 30 seconds.
    Stir in the mascarpone mixture,
    Whisk the flour,baking soda,salt,baking powder;add chocolate chips in a medium bowl.
  • 6Add the dry ingrediants to the chocolate mixture,stir just till blended.
  • 7divide the batter among the prepared muffin pans.bake for 20-25 minutes or till a tester inserted into center os a cupcake,comes out clean.
  • 8COOL CoMPLETELY,about 1 hour,before dipping.
  • 10place chocolate chips into a bowl.Combine the heavy cream and vanilla extract in a small saucepan over medium-low heat.
    Cook until small bubbles appear on outside edge of cream.
    pour the hot cream mixture over the chocolate chips.
    Using a fork,gently stir until all the chocolate is melted and completely smooth.
  • 11DIP: tops of each cupcake into the ganache and transfer to baking sheet.
    Place the dipped cupcakes into the refrigerator to set about 15-20 minutes.
  • 12Allow cupcakes to return to room temperature before serving.
  • 13NOTE:For puffier cupcakes allow batter to rest in the muffin pans for 20 minutes,before baking.
  • 14NOTE:Nestle morsals reccommended for ganache and cupcakes.Will turn out best if used.

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About Chocolate Chip and Mascarpone Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate