Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes Recipe

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes
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  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F Line two cupcake pans with paper liners.
  2. To make the FILLING
  3. Combine the confectioners’ sugar, peanut butter, butter and vanilla extract in a bowl.
  4. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until well combined.
  5. Roll the mixture into 1-inch balls (at least 24) and set aside on a baking sheet.
  6. To make the CAKE BATTER.
  7. Combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl; whisk together and set aside.
  8. In a liquid measuring cup, stir together the sour cream, milk and vanilla extract.
  9. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the butter and sugar, and beat on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  10. Beat in the eggs one at a time, scraping down the bowl as needed.
  11. With the mixer on low speed, alternately add the dry ingredients and the sour cream mixture, beginning and ending with the dry ingredients.
  12. Mix just until incorporated.
  13. Spoon a tablespoon or two of batter into the bottom of each cupcake liner. Place a ball of the peanut butter filling in each cupcake well and top with the remaining batter so that all the cups are filled.
  14. Bake for 18-22 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  15. Allow to cool in the pan for 5-10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  16. To make the FROSTING.
  17. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the cream cheese, butter and peanut butter until smooth.
  18. Slowly mix in the confectioners’ sugar, beating until smooth and well blended.
  19. Mix in the whipped topping until smooth and fluffy.
  20. Frost cooled cupcakes as desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 10356.3 Kcal (43360 kJ)
Calories from fat 4321.94 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 480.22g 739%
Cholesterol 1191.07mg 397%
Sodium 4662.67mg 194%
Potassium 4774.44mg 102%
Total Carbs 1464.49g 488%
Sugars 1181.88g 4728%
Dietary Fiber 46.73g 187%
Protein 149.51g 299%
Vitamin C 2.3mg 4%
Vitamin A 2.3mg 76%
Iron 19.5mg 108%
Calcium 955.5mg 96%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 397.24 Kcal (1663 kJ)
Calories from fat 165.78 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.42g 739%
Cholesterol 45.69mg 397%
Sodium 178.85mg 194%
Potassium 183.13mg 102%
Total Carbs 56.17g 488%
Sugars 45.33g 4728%
Dietary Fiber 1.79g 187%
Protein 5.73g 299%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 4%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 76%
Iron 0.7mg 108%
Calcium 36.6mg 96%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 246.3
  • 292

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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