Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes

Here is my third flavor of cupcakes that I took to our Corvette Club Picnic this summer.  These were super peanut buttery good!

Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes
recipe adapted from Epicurious.com

1 1/4 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 stick salted butter, softened
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2/3 cup milk

Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl, set aside

Beat together peanut butter, butter and brown sugar in a large bowl at medium speed until blended. Add egg and vanilla and beat until fluffy.

Reduce speed to low and add flour mixture ad milk alternately in batches, beginning and ending with flour mixture.

Divide batter among lined muffin cups and bake in middle of oven until pale golden, 18 to 20 minutes.

Peanut Butter Buttercream
recipe adapted from  allrecipes.com

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup peanut butter
3 tablespoons whipping cream
2 cups powdered sugar

Whip butter and peanut butter.  Gradually add in the powdered sugar, when it gets thick add the whipping cream a tablespoon at a time until all the sugar is mixed in.  Continue beating until frosting is good and fluffy.

Ice cupcakes and garish with a peanut butter cup if desired


  1. What an awesome recipe! The cupcakes are beautiful. I just love your blog and am so happy you shared with us at Weekend Potluck. Please come back again soon.

  2. Congrats! And...OH YEH! Love these darling treats so much they caught our attention at this week's Weekend Potluck party. Thanks for your faithfulness to share with us. Enjoy a great weekend.

  3. Another great recipe! I would love for you to share this sweet creation over at my link party Making Memories Mondays going on now! :-)

  4. Hi there stopping by from the Party! nice to meet you.....thanks so much for sharing this recipe, my husband will love it! Happy baking Lisa@ Sweet Tea N' Salty Air

  5. Oh mercy! This combines two of my favorite things: cupcakes and peanut butter! I'll be making these soon! Thanks so much for sharing. I found your blog through Totally Terrific Tuesday.

  6. How many cupcakes does this recipe make?

  7. Wow, delicious! Inviting you to share at our link party #OMHGWW

  8. Yum! What decadent cupcakes! Love chocolate and peanut butter, they look delicious! Pinning!

  9. Mmmmm yum. I like how heavy on the peanut butter these cupcakes are. So many similar recipes contain so little the flavour is too diluted.

  10. We will be making these for Christmas! Thanks for posting, looks delicious!

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