Banana Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe

Banana Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe

How To Make Banana Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Frosting

Turn overripe bananas into these soft and fluffy banana cupcakes, with the sweetness in them balanced out with a smooth, salty peanut butter frosting!

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 50 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Cupcakes:

  • 1⅓cupsall purpose flour
  • 2tbspcornstarch
  • ½tspbaking soda
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ¾cupgranulated sugar
  • ¼cupunsalted butter,softened
  • 2tbspvegetable oil
  • 1large egg
  • 1large egg white
  • ¾cupbananas,overripe, mashed
  • ½cupbuttermilk

For Buttercream Frosting:

  • ½cupunsalted butter,softened
  • ½cupSKIPPY® Salted Caramel Creamy Peanut Butter Spread
  • tspfine sea salt,optional
  • cupspowdered sugar
  • 4tbsphalf and half,or milk
  • caramel sauce,optional, for drizzling

Instructions

Cupcakes:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, cornstarch, baking soda, and salt.

  3. In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together sugar, butter, and 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil until pale and fluffy.

  4. Mix in the remaining 1 tablespoon vegetable oil. Mix in egg, then blend in egg white. Stir in the mashed bananas.

  5. Working in 3 separate batches, beginning and ending with flour mixture, add ⅓ of the flour mixture alternating with half of the buttermilk and mixing just until combined after each addition.

  6. Pour batter into 12-paper lined muffin cups, filling each about ⅔ full.

  7. Bake in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cupcakes comes out clean.

  8. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely.

Frosting:

  1. In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, whip the butter, peanut butter, and salt on medium-high speed for about 3 minutes until pale and fluffy, occasionally scraping down sides and bottom of the bowl.

  2. Blend in powdered sugar and add enough half and half to reach desired consistency, then whip mixture on medium speed for about 3 minutes until pale and fluffy.

  3. Frost with salted caramel peanut butter frosting, then drizzle tops with caramel sauce.

  4. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store in an airtight container. 

Nutrition

  • Calories: 408.66kcal
  • Fat: 20.61g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.13g
  • Trans Fat: 0.49g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.81g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.35g
  • Carbohydrates: 53.13g
  • Fiber: 1.29g
  • Sugar: 38.11g
  • Protein: 5.41g
  • Cholesterol: 48.26mg
  • Sodium: 264.81mg
  • Calcium: 31.56mg
  • Potassium: 161.52mg
  • Iron: 0.98mg
  • Vitamin A: 110.41µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.37mg
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