The Ultimate Reese’s Cupcake! Chocolate peanut butter cake and chocolate peanut butter buttercream and topped with a reese’s peanut butter cup.

The Ultimate Reese’s Cupcake! Chocolate peanut butter cake and chocolate peanut butter buttercream and topped with a reese’s peanut butter cup.

This recipe is the ULTIMATE Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cupcake. With swirled chocolate peanut butter cake and swirled chocolate peanut butter buttercream then topped with a peanut butter cup. If you’re wanting to include chopped peanut butter cups in the buttercream or in the batter, go for it.

Yield: 12 Cupcakes

Total Time: 1 House 30 Minutes

Ingredients:

Chocolate Batter

  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 stick butter, room temperature
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 2.5 tbsp sour cream
  • 1 tbsp melted chocolate, cooled

Peanut Butter Batter

  • 1/2 cup & 1 tbsp flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2.5 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla

Chocolate Buttercream

  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 3/4 cup cocoa
  • 2-2.5 cups powdered sugar

Peanut Butter Buttercream

  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 2-4 cups powdered sugar

Additional

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, half or whole to top each cupcake. Add chopped reese’s to the batter or buttercream too.

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