Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Milk Chocolate Glaze

Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Milk Chocolate Glaze

If peanut butter and chocolate is your favorite food duo, you’re going to love these rich and delicious cupcakes. A peanut butter-infused cupcake is topped with a creamy milk chocolate glaze for a sweet and satisfying dessert perfect for any occasion. Top your cupcakes with some freshly chopped peanuts for added texture.
  • Prep20 min
  • Total Time1 hr
  • Skill LevelBeginner
    Amount2 dozen


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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 2 muffin pans with cupcake liners.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and baking powder; set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter, peanut butter and sugar with electric stand mixer or hand mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, sour cream, and vanilla; beat well.
  4. Add the flour mixture alternately with milk, beating until combined. Divide batter evenly between baking cups.
  5. Bake 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cupcakes in pan on cooling grid 5 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely.
  6. For glaze, in shallow saucepan, bring 1 inch of water to a simmer; remove from heat.
  7. Place chocolate and cream in small heat-proof dish or bowl and set in saucepan of hot water. Let sit in water bath 2-3 minutes, then gently stir until chocolate is melted and mixture is well blended.
  8. Remove chocolate from hot water; stir in butter. Let stand 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thick enough to spread onto cupcakes. Garnish with chopped peanuts, if desired.


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