Peanut Butter Cup-cakes

Peanut Butter Cup-cakes Recipe

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Amy Cooper


This recipe was created for my sister's birthday by combining some of her favorite things...vanilla cake and peanut butter cups...then topped with peanut butter frosting.


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30 Min
25 Min



  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 2
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 3/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 c
  • 12
    mini peanut butter cups, chilled and unwrapped

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar

How to Make Peanut Butter Cup-cakes


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake tins with paper liners.
  2. CAKE BATTER: Cream together butter and sugar. Beat in eggs; stir in vanilla. Add flour and baking powder until well mixed. Stir in milk until smooth. Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full with batter. Press one peanut butter cup into each cupcake. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Cool completely before frosting.
  3. FROSTING: Cream butter and peanut butter. Add sugar until combined. Stir in milk as needed until smooth. Frost cooled cupcakes and decorate as desired.

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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