Peanut Butter Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

Laura Davis

By
@lolagurl75

I just love peanut butter and chocolate...and topped off with cream cheese icing...oh yum!


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Serves:

24

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

PEANUT BUTTER FILLING

6 oz
cream cheese
1/2 c
creamy peanut butter
1/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 tsp
milk

CHOCOLATE CAKE

3
eggs
1/2 c
oil
1 tsp
vanilla
3/4 c
sour cream
3/4 c
plain yogurt
1/4 c
milk
1 box
devils food cake mix

CREAM CHEESE BUTTERCREAM

8 oz
cream cheese
1/2 c
softened butter
3 1/2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
1-3 Tbsp
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line pans with cupcake liners (yields 22).

Peanut Butter Filling: Cream all ingredients until well combined and set aside.

Chocolate Cake: In a large bowl, combine eggs, oil and vanilla (do not over beat the eggs).

Add sour cream, yogurt and milk and stir well.

Add cake mix (for easy mixing sift cake mix into batter).



Fill cupcake liners ½-3/4 full.

Place about 1 ½ teaspoons peanut butter filling on top of batter. Then, do your best to push the filling down into the batter. (Unlike my photo where it is just sitting on top.) If you don’t push the filling into the middle, it may slide over while it bakes, that is what mine did.
2
Bake for about 18 minutes, or until an inserted knife comes out clean.

Buttercream: Beat butter and cream cheese. Add remaining ingredients and adjust as needed to reach desired consistency.

Pipe onto cooled cupcakes and top with half of a peanut butter cup. (To cut easily, put peanut butter cups into the freezer for a few minutes.)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids