Indulge in the rich and creamy goodness of these Peanut Butter Cupcakes. These delightful treats are perfect for any occasion and are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings. With a moist and fluffy peanut butter cupcake base topped with a luscious peanut butter frosting, these cupcakes are a peanut butter lover’s dream come true.

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes | Serves: 12 cupcakes


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar (for frosting)
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream (for frosting)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter, sugar, and peanut butter until smooth.
  3. Add in the eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the milk.
  5. Divide the batter evenly among the cupcake liners and bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  6. Let the cupcakes cool completely before frosting.
  7. To make the frosting, beat together the peanut butter, powdered sugar, and heavy cream until smooth and creamy.
  8. Frost the cooled cupcakes and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 275 || Fat: 15g || Carbohydrates: 30g || Protein: 5g || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 18g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The perfect balance of peanut butter flavor in both the cupcake and frosting.
  2. The moist and fluffy texture of the cupcake.
  3. Easy to make and perfect for any peanut butter lover.
  4. Great for parties or special occasions.
  5. Can be customized with toppings like chocolate chips or chopped peanuts.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the batter, as it can lead to dense cupcakes.
  2. Make sure your ingredients are at room temperature for the best results.
  3. Do not overbake the cupcakes, as they can dry out quickly.
  4. Be careful not to overfill the cupcake liners, as they can overflow while baking.
  5. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting to prevent the frosting from melting.

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