Sunday, March 18, 2012

Cupcake Sunday!

It's cupcake Sunday!

For my first Cupcake Sunday post, I will be featuring the delicious
Chocolate Cupcakes
Peanut Butter Frosting!

Yummo :)

For the cupcakes you will need:
1/2 c Cocoa Powder
1c Boiling hot water
1 1/3c Flour
2 tsp Baking powder
1/4 tsp Salt
1 stick Butter, softened
1c Sugar
2 Large eggs
2 tsp Vanilla
1/2c Chocolate chips

In a small bowl, stir together hot water and cocoa powder, let cool.
Preheat oven to 375
Line muffin tins with liners (I used a 12 cup tin & a mini muffin tin)
In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
In mixer bowl, beat butter and sugar. Add eggs in one at a time, then the vanilla.
Beat in flower mix.
Stir in cocoa mix, then chocolate chips.
Fill standard size tins with 1/4 cup batter, mini tins with 1 Tbs batter.
(I made 12 regular cupcakes and 16 mini cupcakes)
Bake 18 - 20 minutes, or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.
(this recipe adapted from

For the frosting you will need:
1 stick Butter, softened
1c Peanut butter
Pinch of salt
1 tsp Vanilla
1/3c Milk
3 c Powdered sugar

Cream peanut butter, butter, salt and vanilla.
Slowly add powdered sugar 1c at a time, alternating with milk, until desired consistency.
(this recipe adapted from
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