A pleasantly unexpected twist to a common dessert
Plain vanilla cupcakes can be boring, even with a tasty icing to top them off.
So for the next time people come over, why not add a hidden twist and amaze their taste buds with a delectable sugar jolt to remember?
Impress your guests, family and friends with a concealed treat inside the cupcake.
Recipe makes 12 cupcakes.
Ingredients for batter:
- 1/2 cup of butter
- 3/4 cup of sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups of whole wheat flour
- 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt
- 2/3 cup of milk
- 12 Reese’s peanut butter cups
Ingredients for icing:
- 1/2 cup of melted butter
- 2/3 of cocoa
- 2 1/2 cups of powdered sugar
- 1/3 of milk
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
In a medium bowl, whisk butter and sugar together, beat one egg at a time into mixture. Mix in vanilla.
In another bowl, mix in flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Slowly add to the wet ingredients; stir in milk.
Place 12 cupcake tins into a muffin tray, place one peanut butter cup into each. Fill each tin two thirds with batter, bake for 18 minutes.
Mix the melted butter and cocoa together, alternate adding the powdered sugar and milk. Stir in vanilla.