Chocolate Crunch Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Crunch Frosting

Kids and moms love chocolate cupcakes right? Any excuse to get some chocolate in our busy mom days!

Kids Activities Blog took that chocolate craving and got creative. We came up with a chocolaty, crunchy cupcake that reminded us of a crunchy peanut butter cup — mmm…

chocolate crunch cupcakes


This creativity produced a rich and crunchy cupcake that pleases kids and adults! It’s not the prettiest, or the daintiest, but it sure packs some flavor!

Get your kiddos involved iwth this fun recipe and let them place the extra candy on top and lick the frosting bowl!

For your garnish on top, any round, crunchy chocolate will do.

We made sure this cupcake had crunch all through it — even in the frosting! Ready to this recipe a try and enjoy some crunchy, chocolate goodness?

Chocolate Crunch Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Crunch Frosting


For the Cake:

one box chocolate cake mix

two bars Nestle Crunch, crushed to small pieces

three eggs

1/4 cup oil

For the Frosting:

1/4 cup shortening

1/4 cup butter

4  cups powdered sugar

1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter

6 tablespoons milk

1/4 teaspoon vanilla

additional chocolate candies for garnish


Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Then, prepare batter as directed on cake box. Now, add crushed chocolate bars. Next, bake according to directions on cake box and let cool. While cupcakes are cooling, prepare frosting by mixing  butter, shortening and powdered sugar until smooth and creamy. Next, add peanut butter, milk and vanilla. Continue to mix until all ingredients are incorporated. Now, carefully pipe peanut butter frosting onto cupcakes. Garnish with chocolate candies. Yields: 24 cupcakes

How do you cure your chocolate cravings?




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