Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

pbj cupcake
Delicious vanilla cupcakes with peanut butter filling with strawberry frosting
It all begins with a wonderful,
 Vanilla cupcake
3 2/3 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 1/4 tsp salt
1 1/3 cups butter
2 1/3 sugar
5 eggs. lightly beaten
4 tsp vanilla 
1 1/3 milk

Sift flour baking powder and salt set aside
In mixer bowl,
 beat butter on medium until creamy, 
then add sugar until fluffy almost 5 minutes.
 Stopping to scrape sides down, 
add the eggs a little at a time, 
beating well after each addition. 
Mix in vanilla. 
Reduce speed to low 
then add the flour mixture in three portions
 alternating with the milk beginning and ending with flour.
Bake at 325 for 25 minutes made 34 cupcakes
I removed a small portion of the cupcake with a cupcake frosting tip so there is space for the filling
Yes, filling…
a delicious,
Peanut Butter Frosting
3/4 cup butter
1/4 cup peanut butter
4 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons milk
Beat butter and peanut butter then add powdered sugar and milk and mix until smooth
These bites of heaven get a swirl of Strawberry Frosting
Strawberry Frosting
1 1/2 cups butter
1/2 cup strawberry jelly
6 cups powdered sugar
5 tablespoons milk
Beat butter then add sugar and milk finally add strawberry jelly
Jelly makes the frosting soft, if you prefer the frosting to stay firm add strawberry flavoring instead.
I loved that the frosting was softer than typical frosting :)
Top off the cupcakes with chopped peanuts.
 YUM!
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  1. 1
    愛 - ちゃん says:

    I always wanted to make cupcakes with fillings! but never figured out how to make the hole in the center.
    I'm definitely going to try using nozzle next time :D
    Your cupcakes looks really good!

  2. 2

    Wow these look beautiful! Every time I see pb & j cupcakes they're always very messy and not well put together. These look great!

  3. 3

    Peanut butter in a vanilla cupcake. Great! Topping it off with strawberry frosting…Delicious ;)

  4. 4

    Oh my..these look amazing!!!! I will take 10 for me please!

  5. 5

    Yum! These are really different. They sound and look so good:)

  6. 6
    marla {family fresh cooking} says:

    Diane, hellloooo- -these cupcakes look amazing. PB & J is great on whole wheat bread, but in cupcakes makes this combo heavenly! Great pics as always. xo

  7. 7

    Love this! My little guy is going to love this. He's a huge fan of anything Pb&J.

  8. 8
    Cake Duchess says:

    These looks amazing Diane. So moist and great flavors:)

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