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M&M Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barbara Born

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 box white or yellow cake mix
3 eggs
1/3 C. oil
1 C. milk or buttermilk
1/2 C. sour cream or plain yogurt
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
1 C. mini M&M's

Peanut Butter Frosting:
1/2 C. smooth peanut butter
1/2 C. butter, softened
2 tsp. vanilla extract
3-4 C. powdered sugar
2-4 Tbsp. milk

Extra M&M's to decorate

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line pans with cupcake liners.
2. Sift cake mix into a small bowl and set aside.
3. In a large bowl, combine eggs, oil, milk, sour cream and vanilla extract.
4. Stir in cake mix until smooth.
5. Fold in M&M's. Don't overmix because the coloring from the candies will dye the cake.
6. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full and bake for 17-22 minutes or until an inserted knife comes out clean.
7. Peanut Butter Frosting: Beat peanut butter and butter until smooth. Add vanilla extract and slowly add powdered sugar. The frosting will become chunky. With the mixer on low add milk 1 Tbsp at a time until the frosting becomes "fluffy" and smooth. Add more powdered sugar if needed or more milk.
8. Pipe onto cooled cupcakes an top with extra candies.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
20-24

 

 

 

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