Peanut Butter Cupcakes

READY IN: 28mins
Recipe by SharleneW

These cupcakes are almost instantly frosted. Kids love to make these as well as eating them!

Top Review by charree329

I replaced agave nectar with raw honey instead. I do not like processing procedure of agave and do not like the taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line eighteen 2 1/2-inch muffin cups with paper baking liners.
  3. In bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. In large bowl, with mixer at medium speed, beat peanut butter and shortening until combined.
  5. Add sugar and beat until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  6. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  7. Beat in vanilla.
  8. Reduce speed to low; add flour mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture, occasionally scraping bowl with rubber spatula.
  9. Divide batter evenly among cups.
  10. Bake until toothpick inserted in center of cupcake comes out clean, about 18 minutes.
  11. Place 1 piece of chocolate on top of each cupcake; return to oven until chocolate melts, about 1 minute.
  12. With small metal spatula, spread chocolate over tops of cupcakes.
  13. Remove from pans and cool on wire racks.

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