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Elvis Cupcakes

 Elvis Cupcakes
Elvis lives in a cupcake! Our Test Kitchen took the King of Rock's favorite flavors and rolled them into a banana cupcake frosted with peanut butter and kissed by chocolate.
18 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 3 medium)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 18 milk chocolate kisses
  • PEANUT BUTTER FROSTING:
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons milk
  • Milk chocolate chips, optional

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the bananas, mayonnaise and vanilla until
  • well blended. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking soda
  • and salt; gradually beat into banana mixture until blended.
  • Spoon 1 tablespoon of batter into each paper-lined muffin cup. Top
  • each with a chocolate kiss, pointed side down. Fill cups two-thirds
  • full with remaining batter.
  • Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near
  • the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from

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Elvis Cupcakes (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • In a large bowl, combine the peanut butter, confectioners' sugar,
  • vanilla and enough milk to achieve spreading consistency. Frost
  • cupcakes. Garnish with chocolate chips if desired. Yield: 1-1/2
  • dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 294 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 230 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.