Sifted cake flour-2 cups
Baking powder-2 1/2 tea spoon
Salt-1/2 tea spoon
Brown sugar- 1 1/2 cups
Vanilla extract-1 tea spoon
Peanut butter-1/2 cup
Eggs, well beaten-3
Peanut butter-1 cup
Milk-3 table spoon
Confectioner’s sugar- 2 cups
1.Sift flour,baking powder and salt together.
2.Cream shortening with 1 cup brown sugar and vanilla until fluffy.
3.Add peanut butter and mix thoroughly.
4.Beat eggs until light and beat in remaining sugar.
5.Add to creamed mixture and blend well.
6.Add sifted dry ingredients and milk alternately in small amounts,beating thoroughly after each addition.
7.Pour into a greased cupcake pan and bake @ 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes.
8.Place the butter and peanut butter (from the frosting ingredients) in a medium bowl and beat with a mixer.
9.Gradually mix in sugar and when it starts to get thick,incorporate milk one table spoon at a time, until all of the sugar is mixed and the frosting is thick and spreadable
10.Beat for a couple of minutes until it all gets fluffy. Spread on top of of each cupcakes and serve.
Makes: 18 nos