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Banana Split Cupcakes

Written By Dezi Loochkartt 29 Mar 2022
Banana Split Cupcakes

INGREDIENTS

Cupcakes:

  • 1 package Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Pineapple Supreme Cake Mix
  • 8 ounces (1 cup) sour cream
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) softened butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggsIicing (set aside 1/4 of the complete icing)
  • 4 cups Confectioners' Sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) softened butter
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons heavy cream (Depends on the consistency you desire)
  • 4 drops OOOFlavors Banana Sweet Cream Flavoring
  • Yellow Food Coloring to desired hue (optional)
  • 2-3 drops of OOOFlavors Marshmallow Vanilla Flavoring

Chocolate Ganache:

  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips (bittersweet, dark, or milk Chocolate)
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoons butter

Toppings:

  • Chopped nuts of your choice
  • Toasted coconut
  • Maraschino cherries

DIRECTIONS:

Cupcakes:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. In a large mixing bowl, add cake mix and all other ingredients and mix well.

3. Add 24 standard baking cups to muffin pan(s) and fill with cake batter to 3/4 full.

4. Bake for 20-22 minutes (or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean).

5. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.

Icing: (Set aside 1/4 of the complete icing)

In a large mixing bowl, cream together sugar, OOOFlavors Marshmallow Vanilla Flavoring and butter. Add heavy cream, one tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency is achieved.

To 3/4 of the complete icing add and mix:

  • 4 drops OOOFlavors Banana Sweet Cream Flavoring
  • Yellow Food Coloring to desired hue (optional)

To the remaining 1/4 of the icing add and mix:

  • 2 or 3 drops of OOOFlavors Marshmallow Vanilla Flavoring

Ganache:
In a double boiler, melt chocolate chips and mix in heavy cream, stirring until completely combined and smooth. Add butter and stir again until combined and smooth. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.

Construction:

1. Using a piping bag and round tip, plunge tip into center of cooled cupcakes and fill with Marshmallow Icing.

2. Banana Icing can be spread or piped onto each cupcake (Piped is prettier).

3. Drizzle slightly cooled (but not set) ganache over banana icing.

4. Sprinkle nuts and coconut over ganache-topped cupcake. Place a maraschino cherry on top.

Makes 24 cupcakes