Peanut Butter Cupcakes

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Here’s the recipe I tried the other day – peanut butter cupcakes!
They might look really simple (and they are simple to make) but they’re absolutely delicious.
Not too sweet, with grounded peanuts inside and a generous spoon of peanut butter on top.
So for those of you who are nuts about nuts – try this out!:-)

Here’s what you need.

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  • 100g/3.5oz peanuts
  • 200g/7oz flour, sifted
  • 3 eggs
  • 100g/3.5oz butter, softened
  • 100g/3.5oz sugar
  • 1tsp baking powder

For the topping:

  • 1/2 a cup of milk, warm
  • 100g/3.5oz cocoa
  • 250g/9oz icing sugar
  • 150g/5oz peanut butter

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  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/374°F.
  2. Whisk the peanuts in a food processor until finely ground.
  3. In a bowl, whisk the butter and sugar and gradually add the eggs.
  4. Add the flour, baking powder and peanuts and mix well.
  5. Divide the mixture into paper cases and bake in the oven for about 20 minutes or until ready.
  6. For the topping – sift the cocoa and icing sugar in a bowl and gradually add the milk. 
  7. Put a spoon of the icing on each cupcake and then add a spoon of peanut butter.
Tip: Try using some whole peanuts for decoration!
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