Peanut butter banana cupcake recipe

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Top this tasty, crunchy cupcake with Buttercream frosting and you may find yourself eating way too many!

  • Yield: 12 cupcakes
  • Preparation Time: 20 Minutes


  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons of whole milk
  • ¼ cup of sugar
  • ½ teaspoon of baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • ¼ cup of unsalted butter
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 large bananas, crushed
  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ¼ cup chopped peanuts
  • 1½ cups Buttercream Frosting
How to Make It
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line 10 muffin pans with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the dry ingredients together until it is lump free: flour, salt, sugar and baking powder.
  3. In another bowl, combine your wet Ingredients: milk, egg and vanilla extract.
  4. Fold the dry ingredients into your wet ingredients. When completely combined, fold in crushed bananas and peanuts.
  5. Spoon your batter into the muffin cups.
  6. Bake the cupcakes for 15 - 20 minutes until a wooden toothpick put into the center comes out clean.
  7. Let the cupcakes cool in the muffin tin for a couple of minutes and then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. Top with frosting to your desire.

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