The Anatomy of a Cupcake

I love cupcakes, and I love this.

from Allen Hemberger via Black Eiffel


Frosted Peanut Butter Cupcakes


  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 2 cups light brown sugar
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup of milk


  • 400 grams cream cheese
  • 1/2 stick of butter
  • 2 cups of icing sugar

1. Preheat over to 350 degrees.  Place muffin papers in muffin tin.

2. Put the butter, sugar and peanut butter in a bowl and beat together until well mixed.  Gradually add eggs, beating well after each addition, then add vanilla extract.

3.  Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl, then use a metal spoon to fold in, alternating with the milk.

4.  Spoon mixture into the paper cases and bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer to wire rack to cool.

5.  For the frosting, put the cream cheese and butter into a mixer and beat until smooth.  Sift in the icing sugar, beat until well mixed.