Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Cupcakes Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Cupcakes Recipe

How To Make Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Cupcakes

Munch on these chocolate peanut butter cupcakes, made healthier with yogurt, wheat flour, and bananas, for a lightly guilt-free sweet treat!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Cool Time: 3 minutes
Total: 43 minutes



  • 2ripe bananas,(about 1 cup), mashed
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • 2large egg whites
  • ¾cupGreek yogurt
  • 2tsppure vanilla extract
  • ½cupwhole-wheat flour,spooned and leveled
  • ½cupall-purpose flour,spooned and leveled
  • ½cupunsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½tspsalt
  • 1tspbaking soda
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • ½cupsemi-sweet chocolate chips,or dark chocolate
  • ¼cupcreamy peanut butter,melted
  • cuppeanut butter chips,optional


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with baking cups. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, mash the bananas with a fork or use a hand mixer. Mash them very well until there are no big lumps. Stir in the sugar, egg whites, Greek yogurt, and vanilla extract.

  3. Sift the flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda, and baking powder. Slowly stir in the wet ingredients, being careful not to overmix. Fold in chocolate chips.

  4. Divide the batter between the 12 muffin cups, filling them all the way to the top. Take 1 teaspoon of melted peanut butter and spoon it on top of the batter. Swirl it around with a knife or a toothpick. Sprinkle with peanut butter chips. Repeat with all 12 cupcakes.

  5. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.

  6. Allow muffins to cool for 3 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

  7. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Muffins stay fresh in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.


  • Calories: 223.87kcal
  • Fat: 10.30g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.51g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.16g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.75g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.60g
  • Fiber: 3.56g
  • Sugar: 16.74g
  • Protein: 7.11g
  • Cholesterol: 2.39mg
  • Sodium: 200.28mg
  • Calcium: 57.29mg
  • Potassium: 253.86mg
  • Iron: 1.47mg
  • Vitamin A: 0.58µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.68mg
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