Peanut Butter Cup Cupcake Recipe with Peanut Butter Frosting

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Peanut Butter Cupcake Recipe

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Peanut Butter Cup "WOW" Cupcakes

We made this peanut butter cupcake recipe for a birthday party and it was a huge hit among peanut butter lovers. The frosting was so creamy and peanut butter heaven! You will find yourself licking the bowl over and over again.

Each cupcake was then decorated in orange cupcake wrappers and a fox fondant cupcake topper.

Serves 24
Cook time 14 minutes

Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes
1/2 cup butter (melted)
1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup canola oil
1 1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup cocoa powder
3 1/4 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 eggs
1 3/4 cup buttermilk
3/4 cups Reese's Peanut Butter Cup (well chopped)

Frosting
3/4 cups butter (softened)
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
3/4 cups cocoa powder
3 cups powdered sugar
4+ tablespoons milk

Optional: Top with chopped up Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.


Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes
Preheat oven to 350

  • In a large mixing bowl beat the butter and peanut butter until smooth.
  • Add all remaining cake ingredients except the Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.
  • Mix well.
  • Stir in the Reese's Peanut Butter Cups by hand.
  • Fill lined cupcake tins about 2/3 full.
  • Bake for 14 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Allow cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.

Peanut Butter Frosting

  • In a mixing bowl beat together the butter and peanut butter until creamy and smooth.
  • Add the cocoa, powdered sugar, and milk and mix well.
  • If too thick add more milk one tablespoon at a time until it reaches the right consistency.
  • Spread or pipe frosting onto cooled cupcakes.
  • Top with chopped Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.
Optional: We added fondant fox cupcake toppers and orange cupcake wrappers for a What Does The Fox Say birthday party theme. Visit our Cupcake Event Tips for more ideas for your next birthday party, bridal shower, baby shower or wedding.

 

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