Easy Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

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The peanut butter and chocolate in these Easy Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting go together like a hand in a glove. Peanut butter is a rich and sultry flavor, nutty and buttery that balances the bite and depth of chocolate really well. This recipe is so quick and easy to make, too, using commercial mixes that you beef up with other ingredients so the results are great. What is really spectacular for this recipe is the frosting, which includes whipped cream as part of the ingredients. Unsalted butter is called for, so be sure to use it here.

Unsalted butter imparts a much richer and creamier flavor in to whatever dish it is added to, and really changes the flavor in a recipe. Be sure to use it here, where the creamy flavor of the frosting is being showcased. And this frosting is a great one for new bakers to attempt to make. As always, look carefully at the frozen or pre-made whipped cream that you buy to ensure it is of great quality. Otherwise, just whip up a couple of cups from scratch. It is easy to make and has great flavor.

This is a quick and economical recipe to make when you want something good, but don’t want to spend a lot of time making it. The lovely frosting, made from scratch, gives the entire dessert a great homemade flavor and a bit of splash. Try it soon. Let your up and coming baker make the frosting. Use a commercial whipped cream or one that you make from scratch, depending on time and energy levels. It will be great, and the family will love these Easy Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting, however you make them for them.

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