Chocolate Cherry Cola Cupcakes with Red Licorice Filling and Marshmallow Frosting

Chocolate Cherry Cola Cupcakes with Red Licorice Filling and Marshmallow Frosting
27 Ingredients
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup cherry cola, warmed in microwave for 1 minute
  • Red Licorice Filling, recipe follows
  • 2 cups crushed yogurt-covered pretzels
  • Marshmallow Frosting, recipe follows
  • Cherry Cola Glaze, recipe follows
  • 5 ounces red licorice (about 10 jumbo pieces) (recommended: Red Vines)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 egg yolks, slightly beaten
  • 8 egg whites
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 to 5 teaspoons cherry cola
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
Nutrition
387
19% daily value
24 servings
                                       
                                           
     

Fat

12% 8

Saturated

9% 2

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 4

Polyunsaturated

- 2

Carbs

26% 77

Carbs (net)

- 75

Fiber

8% 2

Sugars

- 52

Sugars, added

- 50

Protein

11% 6

Cholesterol

15% 44

Sodium

15% 362

Calcium

5% 49

Magnesium

6% 24

Potassium

3% 146

Iron

10% 2

Zinc

6% 1

Phosphorus

16% 111

Vitamin A

3% 25

Vitamin C

1% 0

Thiamin (B1)

14% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

16% 0

Niacin (B3)

10% 2

Vitamin B6

3% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

16% 64

Folate (food)

- 40

Folic acid

- 14

Vitamin B12

5% 0

Vitamin D

61% 9

Vitamin E

7% 1

Vitamin K

3% 4

Sugar alcohols

- 0

Water

- 53
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