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Peanut butter buttercream icing

January 25, 2009

Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Buttercream Icing

I’ve been having some fun over the past couple months making things in mini.  Everything from apple crumb pie to pineapple upside down cake to cupcakes.  These are some mini cupcakes I made using the same chocolate sour cream batter from a previous post.  This time I topped it with a rich peanut butter buttercream icing.  It’s one of those icings that you want to just eat with a spoon.  Seriously.

– Shell

Recipe:  Peanut Butter Buttercream Icing

1/2 c. creamy peanut butter

4 1/2 c. confectioners sugar

1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

6-8 Tbsp. milk

In a large mixing bowl, cream peanut butter until fluffy.  Beat in confectioners sugar and vanilla.  Add milk to achieved desired consistency.

4 Comments leave one →
  1. July 18, 2009 9:11 am

    This looks divine…I’ve been looking for a great peanut butter icing, and this might be it. Thanks!

  2. sarah permalink
    November 14, 2009 11:54 am

    I made a choco. cake with this frosting for my moms birthday. My family lived it. Im keeping this recipie! 5 stars

  3. April 27, 2010 3:26 am

    How much icing does this make?

  4. February 1, 2012 9:28 am

    This looks great, I love peanut butter buttercream. Here’s my version:

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