Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

PREP

15mins

COOK

15mins 

SERVES

12 people

TOTAL

30mins 
With the ideal mixture of peanut butter, cocoa and Hellmann's® 1/2 The Fat mayonnaise-type dressing, this cupcake recipe is the perfect sweet and savoury treat.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup (250 mL) Hellmann's® 1/2 The Fat mayonnaise-type dressing
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp. (10 mL) vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) baking powder
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) margarine
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) peanut butter

  1. Amount per Serving
Title Amount per Serving
Energy 350.0
Total Fat 22.0 g
Saturated Fat 4.0 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre 35.0 g
Sugars 21.0 g
Fibre 3.0 g
Protein 6.0 g

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Line 12-cup muffin pan with cupcake liners; set aside.

  2. Lightly beat Hellmann's® 1/2 The Fat mayonnaise-type dressing, granulated sugar, eggs and vanilla in small bowl with wire whisk or fork; set aside.

  3. Sift flour, cocoa powder and baking powder into large bowl. Add egg mixture and beat with wire whisk or fork just until combined. Evenly pour into prepared pan.

  4. Bake 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes on wire racks; remove from pans and cool completely.

  5. Meanwhile, beat confectioners' sugar, margarine and peanut butter in medium bowl with electric mixer until smooth. Frost cupcakes with peanut butter frosting. Decorate, if desired, with chocolate sprinkles or other cake decorations.