Thursday, June 13, 2013

Peanut Butter Cupcakes

225 grams unsalted butter
225 grams caster sugar
225 grams self raising flour
4 eggs
115 grams peanut butter *


Preheat oven to 175 degrees. Place 18 paper cases in muffin tin.

Using an electric mixer cream the butter & sugar then add eggs one at a time, beating well between each addition.  Add flour. Mix through peanut butter until well combined.

Place batter in paper cases.  Bake for 20 mins. Leave to cool in tins for 5 mins before removing cupcakes & cooling on rack.

ICING

60 grams peanut butter*
50 grams butter
2 tsp vanilla extract
115 grams icing sugar
2 Tbs milk

To make the icing beat the butter, peanut butter & vanilla using an electric whisk until light & fluffy. Then add the icing sugar & milk. Ice cupcakes.

*you can use crunchy or smooth peanut butter, depending on personal taste :-)






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