Thursday, 11 April 2013

Peanut Butter Cupcakes


350g plain flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
75g butter
200g peanut butter
200g light brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
250ml milk

Peanut Butter Icing:
125g butter
125g peanut butter
500g icing sugar
1teaspoon vanilla


Heat oven to 170C / 325F / Gas Mark 3

Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl and set aside.

Cream butter, peanut butter and light brown sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer until smooth, fluffy and light.

Add eggs 1 at a time and mix well.  Add vanilla.

Alternate adding the flour mixture and milk (begin and end with flour).

Spoon into muffin cases and bake until done.  Approx 22 minutes.

Makes 24 cupcakes.

To make the icing:

Combine butter, peanut butter, icing sugar and vanilla and mix with an electric mixer until smooth.  If icing seems to thick add milk a tablespoon at a time until you reach the right consistency.

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