Chocolate cupcakes with peanut butter frosting

Why?

Why did I make these?

I now have 12 cupcakes sitting on my counter that need to be consumed. 12 amazingly delicious, totally guilty, rich and decadent chocolate peanut butter cupcakes.

Well, actually now that I am writing this, there are three left. Oops.

I should feel bad. But I don’t. I feel awesome. These are awesome. You are awesome if you make them.

What a great way to start off your weekend. Had a good week at work? Treat yourself to cupcakes. Graduating soon? Cupcakes. Need a chocolate fix? These are for you.

You’re welcome.

Ingredients

Cupcakes
from Chocolate Covered Katie

1/4 cup cocoa powder
1 cup flour
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
3/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 Tbls corn starch
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup yogurt (I used Greek)
3 Tbls canola oil
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup chocolate chips

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees

Combine all dry ingredients. Add all of the wet ingredients to the dry. Be careful not to over mix. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes. Let cool completely before frosting.

Peanut butter frosting

1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 stick butter at room temperature
1 cup powdered sugar

In a bowl, combine all ingredients and blend with a electric hand mixer until light and fluffy.

Enjoy!!!

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