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Chocolate Peanut Butter 'Box' Cupcakes


for 12 cupcakes

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix, prepared according to package instructions
  • 18 chocolate peanut butter cups
  • 1 cup vanilla frosting (115 g)
  • ¾ cup peanut butter (180 g)

Nutrition Info

    Calories 477
    Fat 23g
    Carbs 63g
    Fiber 3g
    Sugar 42g
    Protein 8g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large bowl, prepare the cake batter.
  3. Divide the batter evenly among a lined muffin tin, filling halfway.
  4. Place a peanut butter cup in each, then top with remaining batter, filling about ¾ of the way up.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes, then cool.
  6. In a separate bowl, combine peanut butter and vanilla frosting, stirring until smooth.
  7. Then halve the remaining peanut butter cups.
  8. Pipe the frosting onto each cupcake, then top with the peanut butter cup halves.
  9. Enjoy!

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