Peanut Butter Buttercream

Melanie B

By
@MelBelle

This buttercream is to die for! It came from another site by a mixer called PinkTink. It is soooo good.


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Serves:

24

Prep:

20 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

16 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
1 c
peanut butter, creamy
1 1/2 c
powdered sugar
2 pinch
salt
2 Tbsp
heavy cream (or canned milk)
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Using either a hand held mixer or a stand mixer, mix softened butter and peanut butter at medium speed until smooth
2
Add powdered sugar and salt. Mix at lower speed until the sugar is moistened.
3
Add the vanilla and heavy cream (or canned milk) and beat on high until light and fluffy, a good 10 minutes.
4
When I made this it was to top chocolate cupcakes. I just used a boxed chocolate cake mix, put a bit of batter in the bottom of the cupcake paper, put a mini Recces peanut butter cup, then fill up to 2/3 full. After they baked, and cooled, I frosted them with this buttercream and topped each with chopped peanut butter cups. They were a HUGE hit at the bake sale.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids