Delicious Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes Recipe

Are you looking for some peanut butter cup taste on your baking? These Cupcakes are ooey, gooey and filled with peanut butter cups, dreamy chocolate and moist cake to make a delectable dessert you won’t be able to get enough of!

Let’s make a peanut butter cup cupcakes.

Let’s make a Peanut butter cup cupcake

Now, these cupcakes are super easy to make and they would make a great addition to any fall or Halloween themed party. If someone asks you to bring a side, just say you’ll bring the dessert instead!

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Ready for some peanut butter cup goodness on your cupcake?

Peanut butter cup cupcake ingredients

For The Cupcakes

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup mini peanut butter cups

For The Frosting

  • 5 ounces unsweetened chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

For The Topping

  • broken-up peanut butter cups

Directions to make peanut butter cup cupcakes

For The Cupcakes

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° and place paper baking cups into 24 regular-sized muffin cups.

Step 2

In a medium bowl, mix flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.

Step 3

In a large bowl, cream sugar, oil, and egg.

Step 4

Next, add vanilla extract.

Step 5

On a low speed, alternate blending in dry mixture and milk.

Step 6

Hand blend in mini peanut butter cups.

Step 7

Fill each muffin cup up about 2/3 full and bake for 20-25 minutes until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool thoroughly before frosting.

For The Frosting:

Step 8

Melt the chocolate in the microwave in 15-second bursts, stirring between each one.

Step 9

Microwave the sweetened condensed milk in a separate bowl for 5-10 seconds until just warm to the touch, and add it to the chocolate. Stir until smooth.

Step 10

Allow to cool in the refrigerator, stirring occasionally, until desired consistency reached. Wait for frosting to reach room temperature before using.

For The Topping:

This butter cup cupcake is so yummy!

Step 11

Add a few pieces of the broken peanut butter cups to the top of each cupcake. You’re all done!

Yield: 1

Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes

Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

For The Cupcakes

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup mini peanut butter cups

For The Frosting

  • 5 ounces unsweetened chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

For The Topping

  • broken-up peanut butter cups

Instructions

For The Cupcakes

  1. Preheat oven to 350° and place paper baking cups into 24 regular-sized muffin cups.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, cream sugar, oil, and egg.
  4. Next, add vanilla extract.
  5. On a low speed, alternate blending in dry mixture and milk.
  6. Hand blend in mini peanut butter cups.
  7. Fill each muffin cup up about 2/3 full and bake for 20-25 minutes until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool thoroughly before frosting.

For The Frosting:

  1. Melt the chocolate in the microwave in 15-second bursts, stirring between each one.
  2. Microwave the sweetened condensed milk in a separate bowl for 5-10 seconds until just warm to the touch, and add it to the chocolate. Stir until smooth.
  3. Allow to cool in the refrigerator, stirring occasionally, until desired consistency reached. Wait for frosting to reach room temperature before using.

For The Topping:

  1. Add a few pieces of the broken peanut butter cups to the top of each cupcake.

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