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Cupcakes with peanut buttercream topping

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115 gms butter, room temperature
1 cup sugar
2 large eggs
1 1/3 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla essence/extract
3 tbsp butter
3 tbsp peanut butter
1/2 cup icing sugar
2-4 tbsp milk
pinch of salt
1/2 vanilla essence/extract

preheat oven to 180 degrees celcius/350 degrees fahrenheit

beat butter til soft. add sugar beat til light and fluffy

add eggs one at a time and continue beating in between

whisk flour, baking powder and baking soda in a bowl

add the vanilla essence to the milk

add 1/4 of the flour mix to the butter and beat

add 1/3 of the milk to the mixture and combine

repeat, alternating between flour and milk and ending with flour

scoop into cupcake papers til about 3/4 full (depending on whether you want flat or domed cupcakes)

bake for 20 - 22 minutes til cake tester comes out clean

put on wire rack to cool

Topping: in a bowl, beat all the ingredients well. add more milk if needed to make a fluffy spreadable frosting

use a butter knife/small spatula to spread topping on cooled cupcakes

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I've always been a big fan of cupcakes and this recipe is was my first attempt on making some of my own. I perused through loads of recipes and experimented and came up with this real easy to make cupcakes for first timers.

this was my first time at making cupcakes and this was a amazing recipe.. so light and fluffy, i felt like a master baker hee hee..

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