Buttercream Peanut Butter Frosting
½ cup butter softened
1 cup creamy peanut butter
3 Tablespoons milk (add more if needed)
2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 Tablespoon pure vanilla extract
Place the butter and peanut butter in a bowl and beat until combined. Slowly add the sugar while the mixer is running. As the mix starts to thicken begin adding the mile one tablespoon at ta time. Continue to add the milk until the frosting becomes smooth and spreadable. Add vanilla. Beat for three minutes or until the frosting is light and fluffy. Once cupcakes have been frosted, sprinkle with chocolate shavings.
Replace the cayenne pepper with nutmeg or cinnamon.
Add one cup semi-sweet chocolate chips to the cupcake batter.
Nutrition information per serving:
Saturated fat: 4g