Because we all love cupcakes...

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Because we all love cupcakes...

Postby anners » Tue Feb 09, 2010 6:25 pm

I made these for my own baby shower (not knowing that it was my baby shower...lol). I used a chocolate icing, but I've tried the peanut butter too...yummy!

Slow and steady wins the Peanut Butter Cupcakes
From: The Happy Baker: A dater’s guide to emotional baking, by Erin Bolger

2 cups all purpose flour
2 cups sugar
½ cup cocoa
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt

1 cup oil
1 cup milk
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup hot water

Icing
½ cup butter, softened
1 cup peanut butter
3 tbsp hot water
2 cups icing sugar

Preheat oven to 350deg
Line cupcake tins, makes 18 cupcakes
In a large bowl sift together dry ingredients
Add oil, milk, vanilla, beaten eggs; blend well. Stir in hot water; mix well.
Fill lined cupcake tins. Bake for 22-25 min. Let cool.
FOR ICING: Blend together butter and peanut butter until light and fluffy. Gradually add icing sugar and hot water (alternating) until desired texture is achieved.
Last edited by anners on Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:06 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: Because we all love cupcakes...

Postby Hammie » Tue Feb 09, 2010 11:43 pm

Oooooooohhhhhh, cupcakes!

I am always looking for more cupcake recipes. Thanks!
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Re: Because we all love cupcakes...

Postby klc » Wed Feb 10, 2010 6:22 pm

These were so good! Better than the ones I had made for your cake! I compared them and yours were better! They were just SO moist and choclatey!!

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Re: Because we all love cupcakes...

Postby bruyere » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:15 pm

Who the heck tricked you into baking for your own shower!? :lol:
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Re: Because we all love cupcakes...

Postby QuickChick » Wed Feb 10, 2010 7:44 pm

Thanks Ann!! Those were really delicious!
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Re: Because we all love cupcakes...

Postby klc » Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:49 pm

bruyere wrote:Who the heck tricked you into baking for your own shower!? :lol:


She didn't know it was her shower. She just brought them for the poor, pathetic cripple. :wink:

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Re: Because we all love cupcakes...

Postby PJC » Mon Feb 22, 2010 4:54 pm

they sound delicious! I'm a sucker for anything with peanut butter

thanks for sharing :)


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