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Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe

Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe

My family just loves these cupcakes, especially the subtle taste of peanut butter in the frosting. Chocolate frosting is equally delicious on top. —Alyce Wyman, Pembina, North Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package white cake mix (regular size)
  • 18 miniature peanut butter cups
  • 1-1/3 cups prepared vanilla frosting
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

Directions

  • 1. Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Spoon about 2 tablespoons of batter into each paper-lined muffin cup. Place a peanut butter cup in each; fill two-thirds full with remaining batter.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned and a toothpick inserted in the cake portion comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine frosting and peanut butter until smooth. Frost cupcakes. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.