Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Double chocolate cupcakes with peanut butter mousse frosting

My sweet tooth was craving for something nice and sweet.....What better than a double chocolate cupcake...And the cherry on top was this very yummy peanut butter frosting...This recipe gives you 25-30 mini cupcakes....I halved the recipe and got 15 cupcakes.....They were very moist and soft....Do give it a try....

All you need is

For the cupcakes

  • Unsalted butter-115 gm
  • Semi sweet chocolate-60 gm
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder-1\2 cup
  • All purpose flour-3\4 cup
  • Baking powder-3\4 tsp
  • Baking soda-1\2 tsp
  • Eggs-2
  • Granulated sugar-3\4 cup
  • Vanilla extract-1 tsp
  • Salt-1\2 tsp
  • Sour cream or thick yogurt-1\2 cup

Peanut butter frosting

  • Peanut butter-1\2 cup
  • Confectioner's sugar-1 cup
  • Unsalted butter-5 tbsp ( softened )
  • Vanilla extract-3\4 tsp
  • Salt-1\4 tsp
  • Heavy cream-1\3 cup

Method of preparation

For the cupcakes

Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees
Line a mini cupcake tray with liners
Melt butter, chocolate and cocoa powder in a double boiler
Keep aside
Whisk flour, baking powder and baking soda in a bowl
Beat egg, sugar, salt and vanilla extract in a bowl, till light and fluffy ( approx 3-4 minutes )
Add the chocolate to the egg and whisk till mixed well
Add half of the flour and mix till combined
Add sour cream or yogurt and mix
Add the remaining flour and mix
Fill cupcake liners 2\3 rd full
Bake for 15-17 minutes till a toothpick comes out clean
Take out from the oven and cool on a cooling rack

For the frosting

Beat heavy cream until soft peaks forms
Keep aside
Beat the remaining ingredients in a bowl, until creamy
Fold the mixture into the cream until well combined


  1. cupcakes luk great!!!delicious !!!

  2. Wat an elegant and quite addictive cupcakes,loving it.

  3. Perfectly baked and the frosting looks very delicious..

  4. wow. just wow. looks so perfect. bookmarked

  5. yum... i love chocolate and love peanut butter... this one i could happiy gobble down!


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