Cola Cupcakes With Peanut Frosting
Chocolate and peanut butter cupcakes with the caramel taste of cola topped with creamy icing sprinkled with crushed peanuts, chocolate vermicelli, and sea salt.
- 220 ml Cola
- 65 g Cocoa Powder
- 100 g Unsalted Butter
- 140 g Granulated Sugar
- 75 g Smooth Peanut Butter
- 4 Tablespoons Double Cream
- 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
- 250 g Icing Sugar
- 80 g Unsalted Butter
- 25 ml Whole Milk
- 1 tablespoon Smooth Peanut Butter
- 1 tablespoon Sea Salt
- 1 tablespoon Chocolate Vermicelli
- 1 tablespoon Crushed Salted Peanuts
Place all of the cake batter ingredients into a bowl and whisk until you have a smooth batter.
Cook at 170 degrees for around 10 minutes until a cocktail stick comes out clean.
Remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack to cool.
Whisk butter and peanut butter until fluffy
Add icing sugar, cream, and salt and whisk until all is combined.
If it seems a little thick you can add a few drops to cold water.
Pipe the frosting on to the cooled cakes and sprinkle with sea salt, crushed peanuts, and chocolate vermicelli.