Peanut Butter Cupcakes

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For even more peanut butter flavor, add 1/3 cup chunky natural peanut butter to the frosting. It’s an easy frosting that’s sure to get rave reviews.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 50 minutes

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 box (18.25 oz.) yellow cake mix plus ingredients called for on box
  • ½ cup natural, chunky peanut butter
  • 1 tub (16 oz.) chocolate frosting

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a muffin tin with paper baking cups.
  • Prepare cake mix according to instructions. Add peanut butter just after you add the eggs.
  • Spoon batter into baking cups, filling each more than half full. Bake for 20 minutes. Allow cupcakes to cool on a rack.
  • Frost with chocolate frosting.

Recipe Information

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 box (18.25 oz.) yellow cake mix plus ingredients called for on box
  • ½ cup natural, chunky peanut butter
  • 1 tub (16 oz.) chocolate frosting

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a muffin tin with paper baking cups.
  • Prepare cake mix according to instructions. Add peanut butter just after you add the eggs.
  • Spoon batter into baking cups, filling each more than half full. Bake for 20 minutes. Allow cupcakes to cool on a rack.
  • Frost with chocolate frosting.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories190
Total Fat7g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium210mg
Total Carbohydrate31g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars21g
Protein2g