Baked Goods & Sweet Treats Recipes

Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

When it comes to chocolate and peanut butter, Sam is a man crazed. It’s easily his favourite dessert combination and he would happily have me only bake things in that flavour family. It makes sense that his favourite candy is Snickers. 
We had people round for a small anniversary dinner a few weeks ago and it was hard to keep Sam away from the cupcakes until our guests arrived. Sam is quoted as saying they were “Gorgeous. The best thing I’ve ever eaten.” 
Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Cupcakes

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(For chocolate cupcakes)
3/4 cup flour
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup cocoa powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup milk
1/4 cup of strongly brewed coffee
3 tablespoons of vegetable oil
1 egg
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup dark chocolate chunks
(For peanut butter filling)
1/2 cup peanut butter (smooth)
1 tablespoon of unsalted butter
2 tablespoons icing sugar
(For peanut butter frosting)
200 g of cream cheese
2 1/2 cups of icing sugar
1/3 cup of peanut butter
1 teaspoon of vanilla
50 g unsalted butter

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Preheat your oven to 350 F. Line your cupcake tins. In one bowl shift all the dry ingredients together (except the chocolate chunks). In another bowl, throughly mix together all of your wet ingredients. Then fold your wet ingredients into the dry ones. Stir until well combined and then fold in your chocolate chips. Spoon into your cupcake tin and bake for 15-17 minutes. Then set aside to cool.

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Whilst the cupcakes are cooling make your peanut butter filling. Cream together the butter, sugar and peanut butter. Put it into a pipping bag and pipe about a teaspoon of the mixture into the center of each cupcake. 

rhyme & ribbons cupcakes recipes

Then prepare your frosting. Cream together your butter and sugar. Then mix in the cream cheese, vanilla and peanut butter. Frost your cupcakes and then enjoy! 

rhyme & ribbons cupcakes recipes
rhyme & ribbons cupcake recipes
rhyme & ribbons cupcake recipes

Is there anything more lovely than the combination of peanut butter and chocolate?

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