- 1 1/3 cups flour, I used half whole wheat half all purpose
- 1/2 cup peanut butter
- 3/4 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 3/4 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup milk
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 3 Tbsp butter, softened
- 1/8 tsp salt
First time making these, they just popped up in my head to make one night. Love sweet and salty together and love peanut butter and chocolate together. So I looked up multiple recipes and combined them. Here it is! You can taste the peanut butter, so good.
Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In a bowl with a mixer cream the sugar and softened butter. Add the eggs, vanilla and then milk. Combine until smooth.
In a separate bowl combine all the dry ingredients except the peanut butter, sifting in the flour. Mix in the wet ingredients with the dry until combined. Melt the peanut butter in the microwave for 20-40 minutes. Pour into mix and stir until all combined. Place in cupcake wrappers placed in cupcake pans (fill halfway in each cup) and bake for 14-17 minutes or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out mostly clean. Top with any icing you prefer.
Note: I didn’t add icing, these are sweet enough, but there are many icing recipes you could use to pair with these including peanut butter, chocolate, coffee and vanilla.