Sweet and Salty Peanut Butter Frosting

Jessica Hannan

By
@PansyAlvaris

I could eat this with a spoon!
Ok, ok, I DID eat it with a spoon. Then I ate some more on a chocolate cupcake, and dang it, where are some graham crackers when I need?

I love the creamy mild peanut butter flavor, the tang of the salt and that it is not overpoweringly sweet.


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Serves:

24 cupcakes, maybe more, Could not stop eating it, lol

Prep:

2 Hr 5 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
creamy peanut butter
1/2 c
unsalted butter
1 tsp
vanilla powder or vanilla extract
1/2 bottle
yellow food coloring
2-3 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
fine sea salt (not as fine as regular table salt, but not as big as kosher salt)
3 Tbsp
2 % milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Let the butter soften at room temperature for 2-3 hours.
2
Put the butter, peanut butter, food coloring if using, and vanilla powder in a large bowl and cream with a mixer.
3
Stop the mixer, add the powdered sugar and mix again. It will be clumpy and yucky, just keep mixing. After 30 seconds or so, it should come together.
4
Add the milk, more or less, to get the desired consistency.
Mix well and then sprinkle with salt and mix in.

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