Chocolate Peanut Butter (Protein) Cupcakes

  • U Serves 4 People
  • P Prep: 00:10
  • P Cook: 00:15
Chocolate Peanut Butter (Protein) Cupcakes

Nutritional Facts

per 1 serving size (Recipe makes 4 servings)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 119

Calories from Fat 10

% Daily Values*

Total Fat 1.06


Saturated Fat 0.00


Polyunsaturated Fat 0.08

Monounsaturated Fat 0.23

Cholesterol 0.00


Sodium 570.13


Potassium 34.50

Total Carbohydrate 9.48


Dietary Fiber 1.84


Sugars 2.82

Protein 17.21

Vitamin A 1.50%

Vitamin C 0.00%

Calcium 21.00%

Iron 3.55%

* Nutritional Values are estimated and may vary

³ Description

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!?

² Ingredients

  •  1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  •  1 tsp Baking Powder (Sodium Aluminum Sulfate, Double Acting)
  •  1 tsp Baking Soda
  •  1 serving (serving = 1 tbsp) Always Save Baking Cocoa
  •  0.6 serving (serving = 1 cup) Silk Pure Almond Milk - Unsweetened Original
  •  1 serving (serving = 1/4 cup) Gold Medal Whole Wheat Flour
  •  1 serving (serving = 8 oz) Chobani 0% Plain Greek Yogurt
  •  1.75 serving (serving = 1 scoop) Quest Peanut Butter Protein Powder

q Directions

chocolate peanut butter cupcakes (adapted from Quest red velvet cupcake recipe)

Cupcakes - makes 4-5 cupcakes
- 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 cup plain greek yogurt
- 1 scoop quest peanut butter protein

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Oil 4-5 silicone liners and set aside. 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. set aside to cool while you prepare the frosting. 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. flatten the tops of the cupcakes a little so they are even then scoop out the center of each cupcake. pipe the frosting into the center of each cupcake. 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. broke the pb cup into a couple pieces and topped each cupcake with a piece.

Recipe Provided by @f00dventures

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