Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes
Servings Prep Time
2dozen 30minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Servings Prep Time
2dozen 30minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Ingredients
Peanut Butter Cupcakes
Chocolate Buttercream
Assembly
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix together eggs, milk, and vanilla.
  3. In mixing bowl, mix together flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder.
  4. Add the butter one tablespoon at a time, followed by the peanut butter and oil. Mix until only just incorporated.
  5. Add half of the milk mixture, mixing until just combined. Follow up with the remaining half of the mixture.
  6. Divide mixture into 24 cupcake liners, baking for 18-20 minutes.
Chocolate Buttercream
  1. Place the butter or shortening in a bowl with the vanilla extract and cream for 2 minutes.
  2. Add in all of the powdered sugar at once while mixer is off. Mix on low until it starts to come together.
  3. Add the milk and mix until creamy.
  4. Add in the cocoa powder and food coloring.
  5. Mix for 5 minutes on medium.
  6. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
Assembly
  1. Pipe on your buttercream with a large tip or simply spread with an offset spatula or knife. Let buttercream set before adding the marshmallows.
  2. Melt the marshmallows in a heatproof bowl at 15 second intervals until you can stir them into a liquid. Let cool for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Dip in your fingertips in the melted marshmallows and swirl your hand around the frosting until you’ve achieved the look you like.