Recipe courtesy of Jenna Siebert
Show: Cupcake Wars
Episode: Angry Birds
Print
Banana Moon Pie Cupcakes
Total:
1 hr 10 min
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
40 min
Yield:
12 cupcakes
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
1 hr 10 min
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
40 min
Yield:
12 cupcakes
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup mashed bananas
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • Marshmallow Cream Filling, recipe follows
  • Chocolate Coating, recipe follows
  • Marshmallow Frosting, recipe follows
Marshmallow Cream Filling:
  • 2 cups marshmallow creme, such as Marshmallow Fluff
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Chocolate Coating:
  • 1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips (12 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon banana extract
Marshmallow Frosting:
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large egg whites, at room temperature
  • Pinch cream of tartar
  • Pinch salt

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line 12 regular cupcake or muffin pans with cupcake liners.

Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Cream the granulated sugar and shortening in a stand up mixer with a paddle attachment on low. Mix the bananas, buttermilk, vanilla and eggs until blended. Incorporate the flour mixture until blended. Do not over mix. Fill each cup three-quarters full and bake until golden brown and baked all the way through, about 18 minutes.

Core each cupcake. Pipe the Marshmallow Cream Filling into the core. Dip the top of each cupcake into the Chocolate Coating. Generously frost each cupcake with the Marshmallow Frosting.

Marshmallow Cream Filling:

Mix the creme, powdered sugar, butter and vanilla until creamy and fluffy in a stand up mixer with a paddle attachment on medium. Put the filling in a piping bag. Cut the tip of the piping bag 1/4-inch. 

Chocolate Coating:

Combine the chips, oil and extract in a double boiler or chocolate melting pot and set on medium temperature. Stir occasionally until smooth. Remove from heat and set aside. 

Marshmallow Frosting:

Boil 3 tablespoons water and the granulated sugar in a small saucepan over high heat. Stir constantly until the sugar has dissolved. Beat the egg whites, tartar and salt until soft peaks form in a stand up mixer with the whisk attachment. Carefully pour the hot sugar syrup into the egg whites with the mixer at medium speed. Whip the frosting until cool and billowy, about 5 minutes. Put the frosting in a medium piping bag with desired piping tip. 

This recipe was created by a contestant during a cooking competition. It has not been tested for home use.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Steak Essentials 03:26

Everything you need to know to select and grill a perfect steak.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Moon Pie

Recipe courtesy of Mary Moy

Elvis Moon Pie

Recipe courtesy of Eric Greenspan

Borscht Cupcakes, Apple Pie Filling, Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting and Cheddar Cheese Pie Crust Moon

Recipe courtesy of Andrea Parks

Raspberry Honey Moon Pie

Banana Toffee Cupcakes

Banana Speculoos Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Isaac Carter

Chocolate Banana Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Jenica Braddock

Banana Brownie Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Julia San Bartolome

On TV

Food Quest

10am | 9c

Carnival Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Carnival Eats

11am | 10c

Carnival Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12pm | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30pm | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1pm | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Good Eats

3pm | 2c

Good Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Cheap Eats

4pm | 3c

Cheap Eats

4:30pm | 3:30c

Cheap Eats

5pm | 4c

Cheap Eats

5:30pm | 4:30c

Cheap Eats

6pm | 5c

Cheap Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

MasterChef Canada

8pm | 7c

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here