Peanut Butter and Banana Cupcakes
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Youâ€™ll love the homey flavorful combo of peanut butter and bananas in our Peanut Butter and Banana Cupcakes. Peanut butter frosting tops cupcakes made with banana bread muffin mix for a homemade treat fit for a king!
What You'll Need
- 1 (14-ounce) package banana bread muffin mix, prepared and baked according to package directions
- 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
- 1/2 cup peanut butter
- 1 cup confectioners' sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 teaspoon vegetable shortening
What to Do
- In a medium bowl, mix cream cheese, butter, and peanut butter until thoroughly combined. Mix in confectioners’ sugar and vanilla until smooth.
- When cupcakes are completely cooled, frost with peanut butter frosting.
- In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate chips and shortening. Microwave at 30-second intervals, stirring until chocolate is melted and smooth. Place mixture in a resealable plastic bag, snip off corner with scissors, and drizzle evenly over cupcakes. Refrigerate cupcakes until chocolate is set.
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Nutritional InformationShow More
Servings Per Recipe: 12
- Calories 323
- Calories from Fat 146
- Total Fat 16g 25 %
- Saturated Fat 6.2g 31 %
- Trans Fat 0.2g 0 %
- Protein 5.8g 12 %
- Cholesterol 21mg 7 %
- Sodium 323mg 13 %
- Total Carbohydrates 41g 14 %
- Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3 %
- Sugars 27g 0 %