Chocolate Peanut Butter (Protein) Cupcakes
this is my “go to” cupcake recipe. chocolatey peanut butter protein cupcakes topped with a mountain of peanut butter frosting. If you looooove frosting as much as I do then you will love these cupcakes which also have a peanut butter (protein) frosting core. And did I mention the “frosting” is only 2 ingredients!?
  1. 1/4 cup quest peanut butter Protein 1/4 cup whole wheat flour 1/3 tsp Baking Soda 1 tsp baking powder 1 tbsp unsweetened Cocoa Powder 2/3 cup unsweetened Almond Milk 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  1. 1 cup plain greek yogurt 1 scoop quest peanut butter protein
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Oil 4-5 silicone liners and set aside.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, combine ingredients to make cupcake batter and mix until combined. scoop batter into cupcake liners and bake ~15 minutes or until cooked all the way through.
  3. Set aside to cool while you prepare the frosting.
  4. In a small bowl, combine greek yogurt with protein powder and mix until smooth and creamy. Scoop into a plastic bag with the tip cut off and set aside.
  5. Flatten the tops of the cupcakes a little so they are even then scoop out the center of each cupcake.
  6. Pipe the frosting into the center of each cupcake.
  7. Top off with a drizzle of chocolate sauce (baking cocoa + water) and homemade chocolate pb cups. to make pb cups, i melted chocolate into the bottom of a cupcake liner, topped with @nutsnmore toffee pb, Set in freezer for a few min, then topped with more melted chocolate.
  8. Broke the pb cup into a couple pieces and topped each cupcake with a piece.