Reese’s Cupcakes

The ones I liked as a kid as still my favorites as an adult.. reese’s peanut butter cups and snickers! Those are like gold and I would trade my other candy to get those! I also liked peanut m&ms, skittles, and pretty much any kind of chocolate bar. I LOVED twix pre gluten allergy.. sniffle sniffle 
Reese’s Cupcakes


Ingredients:

CHOCOLATE BATTER

  1. 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  2. 1/2 cup flour
  3. 1/2 tsp baking powder
  4. 1/4 tsp baking soda
  5. 1/8 tsp salt
  6. 1/2 stick butter, room temperature
  7. 6 tbsp sugar
  8. 1 egg
  9. 1/2 tsp vanilla
  10. 2.5 tbsp sour cream
  11. 1 tbsp melted chocolate, cooled

PEANUT BUTTER BATTER

  1. 1/2 cup & 1 tbsp flour
  2. 1/4 tsp baking soda
  3. 1/2 tsp baking powder
  4. 1/4 tsp salt
  5. 2.5 tbsp peanut butter
  6. 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  7. 1/4 cup brown sugar
  8. 1/4 cup buttermilk
  9. 1 egg
  10. 1/4 tsp vanilla

CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM

  1. 1 stick butter
  2. 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  3. 3/4 cup cocoa
  4. 2-2.5 cups powdered sugar

PEANUT BUTTER BUTTERCREAM

  1. 1 stick butter
  2. 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  3. 3/4 cup peanut butter
  4. 2-4 cups powdered sugar

Directions:

CHOCOLATE BATTER

  1. Preheat the oven to 350º F. Line a muffin tin with 12 cupcake liners.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, combine the cocoa powder, flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Gently mix using a spoon.
  3. In a larger mixing bowl, combine the butter and sugar, beat using an electric mixer until fluffy. Add in the eggs and vanilla, lightly beat.
  4. Add in the sour cream and melted chocolate, mix by hand using a spatula.
  5. Add half of the flour mixture to the wet ingredients, do not dump it in, rather take spoonfuls of the flour mixture and gently shake it over the wet