Peanut Butter Cupcakes
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Recipe type: Cupcakes
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Serves: 12
 
Ingredients
  • 75g butter, room temperature
  • 125g crunchy peanut butter
  • 185g brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 125g plain flour, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 60ml milk, room temperature
Method
  1. preheat oven to 160C, line a 12 hole cupcake pan with papers
  2. beat the sugar, butter and peanut butter for a few minutes until well combined. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition then add vanilla and mix until incorporated
  3. sift flour and baking powder together in a separate bowl,add to butter mixture one third at a time alternating with milk until all added
  4. spoon mixture into cupcake papers, bake for about 20-25 minutes or until cooked, test with a skewer
  5. remove from oven and allow to cool in pan for about 10 minutes, then place on wire rack to completely cool and ice with chocolate icing
Notes
CHOCOLATE ICING

Ingredients

60ml cream
25g butter
200g milk chocolate buttons
100g dark chocolate buttons

Method

place cream and butter into a small saucepan over a low heat and stir continuously until butter has melted
remove from heat and add chocolate and stir until all melted. if it hasn't all melted just return to low heat and stir continuously until it has melted, do not leave it burn
allow to cool and then spread over cupcakes
Recipe by Small Kitchen Tales at http://smallkitchentales.com/peanut-butter-cupcakes/