Peanut Butter Frosting

12 cupcakes
16 min

This peanut butter frosting recipe is an excellent filling and frosting for chocolate cupcakes (see my favorite easy chocolate cake recipe HERE) or cake. Fluffy, peanutty, and sweet this frosting turns a chocolate cupcake into a gourmet treat. You will be craving for more.

The icing recipe makes enough frosting to frost a 9″ x 13″ cake. Remember how I said I really enjoyed this recipe? I double it for cupcakes, sheet cakes, and layer cakes.

Gather ingredients and tools for mixing frosting.

Frosting pastry tip for filling

and the

frosting tip.

Using a stand mixer to mix and fluff frosting.

Next step is to fill a pastry bag.

If you are filling the cupcakes use a filling tip.

See how easy it is to fill the cupcakes HERE.

Using a frosting tip I frost the top of the cupcakes.

Peanut butter candies are the perfect garnish.

YUM! This photo shows the delicious filling!!!

Delicious cupcakes you will be be craving!

Recipe details
  • 12  cupcakes
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 1 Minutes Total time: 16 min
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How to Make Peanut Butter Icing - Frosting
  • 2 cups Confectioners sugar
  • ½ cup butter (room temperature)
  • 2 tablespoon milk
  • ½ cup smooth peanut butter
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla flavoring or extract
Mixing The Frosting
Using a stand mixer bowl cream together sugar, and butter
Beat in peanut butter
Add in milk and vanilla flavoring
Beat until fluffy
  • I double this recipe to fill and frost the entire cupcake recipe.
Kippi @ Kippi At Home
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