Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Total Time
10 mins
25 mins

From 300 Best Chocolate Recipes. If you love Reese's chocolate, you will love these!! :) Frosted with Chocolate Fudge Frosting

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Line 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, using electric mixer, beat together granulated and brown sugars and butter until well combined.
  4. Add peanut butter, beating until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla until mixture is smooth.
  5. Alternately beat in flour mixture and milk, making three additions of flour mixture and two of milk, beating until smooth. Stir in chocolate chips.
  6. Scoop batter into prepared muffin cups. Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until tops of cupcakes spring back when light touched. Let cool in pan on rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and let cool completely on rack.
  7. Top cooled cupcakes with frosting.
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5 5

These are OMG delicious! I actually got 16 very nice sized cupcakes out of the recipe. I frosted them with Kittencal's Chocolate Frosting/Icing, done with the medium chocolate version. I used smooth peanut butter as that is what I had on hand. Have a glass of cold milk ready when you eat these.

5 5

Mmmmm these were AWESOME! more like a soft brownie than a cupcake. Definitely will make these again....thanks!

5 5

These were absolutely delicious and disappeared in record time. My kids, who don't eat peanut butter, munched away quite happily without complaint. I added 100g of dark chocolate which I chopped into chunks as well for a truly decadent experience.