Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Buttercream Frosting

“Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Buttercream Frosting”

Chocolate cupcakes with peanut buttercream frosting are a great way to cheat on any diet or get your chocolate and/or peanut butter fix. Chocolate cupcakes with peanut buttercream frosting

With the First Timer’s Bakebook is coming soon you can check out these chocolate cupcakes with peanut buttercream frosting while you wait! Chocolate cupcakes with peanut buttercream frosting

Chocolate Cup Cakes                                                            

Serving Size: one dozen cupcakes                                                                                   

Volume                                  Ingredient Chocolate cupcakes with peanut buttercream frosting

3      cups                               Cake Flour

2      cups                               Granulated Sugar

1      cup                                 Cocoa Powder Chocolate cupcakes with peanut buttercream frosting

1½   teaspoon s                    Baking Powder

1½   teaspoons                     Baking Soda

1      teaspoon                       Salt

½     cup                                 Vegetable Oil

2      cups                               Half & Half (warm)

2      each                               Large Eggs  

2      teaspoons                     Vanilla Extract

PROCEDURE:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.Chocolate cupcakes with peanut buttercream frosting
  2. Combine and mix cake flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt until consistent throughout.
  3. Add oil, half and half, eggs and vanilla and mix until consistent throughout. Chocolate cupcakes with peanut buttercream frosting
  4. Pour mixture into muffin tins and place in oven.Chocolate cupcakes with peanut buttercream frosting
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes, test by putting a toothpick into the center of the cake and pulling it out.  If it comes out clean the cake is done.  If it comes out with batter on it, its not.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool for 30-45 minutes before removing from pan or eating.

 

Peanut Buttercream Frosting Chocolate cupcakes with peanut buttercream frosting

Yields: 2 cups 

Volume                                  Ingredient

2 sticks                                  Unsalted Butter

1 cup                                        Creamy Peanut Butter

3½ cups                                 Confectioners’ Sugar Chocolate cupcakes with peanut buttercream frosting

½ cup                                     Light Corn Syrup

1 teaspoon                            Vanilla

½ cup                                     Milk                                      

  1. Cream room temperature butter and peanut butter together until soft.
  2. Add sugar, corn syrup, vanilla and milk and mix until consistent throughout.
  3.  Remove from bowl and use immediately or store in refrigerator for up to 1 month.

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About the author, Shawn

Chef Shawn has worked in almost every segment of the foodservice industry. He holds business degrees and certificates in Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Accounting and Professional Sales. He is Certified Executive Chef (CEC) and a Certified Culinary Educator (CCE) through The American Culinary Federation. A Certified Culinary Professional (CCP) through the International Association of Culinary Professionals. He is the author of The First Timer’s Cookbook and The First Timer’s Bakebook. His work has been recognized nationwide as well as being a regular contributor to numerous food service publications and outlets and is the recipient of numerous awards-most recently the 2015 Culinary Educator of the Year through the local American Culinary Federation’s chapter-Beehive State Chef’s Association.

He the owner of multiple food service businesses and currently the host of the Business Chef Podcast.

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