COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ingredients:
1 box chocolate cake mix (plus ingredients on box)
1 – 1 ¼ cup coffee, cooled
½ cup sour cream
2 tsps. cinnamon
4 oz. (half a block) of cream cheese, softened
1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow crème
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tub (8 oz.) whipped topping, thawed
Cocoa powder for dusting
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two cupcake pans with cupcake liners.
Using stand mixer, prepare cake batter according to package instructions, but replace the water with the coffee – match the exact amount listed on the box. Mix in the sour cream and cinnamon. Scoop batter into cupcake liners.
Bake according to package instructions, typically 15-20 minutes. Set cupcakes aside to cool.
To make frosting, whip together cream cheese, marshmallow crème and vanilla. Add in whipped topping and combine.
Frost cupcakes. Top with a dusting of cocoa powder.