Sunday 4 July 2010

Recipe for you today, these Banana and Peanut Butter cupcakes.

Sounds weird??? well they are really lovely, but you do have to like peanut butter lol

Makes about 8

2 bananas
pinch of salt
1tspn baking power
1tspn cinnamon
2 oz plain flour
2 oz wholemeal flour
zest of 1 orange
zest of 1 lemon
2 oz butter
3 oz sugar
1 egg

Mash 1 banana, add flours, baking power,sugar,butter,salt,cinnamon,orange,lemon...mix well

beat the egg and then add to dry mix, you may need to add a little milk at this point. use your judgement if the mix is too dry.

chop the 2nd banana, fold into the mixture.

line muffin tins with paper cases and 3/4 fill with mixture.

Bake gas mark 4 for around 15-20 minutes till firm but springy.

turn onto a wire rack to cool...

2 oz butter
4oz icing sugar
4 tbspns smooth peanut butter

mix well together and pipe over the cupcakes.



  1. they look yummy Darcy :)

  2. Making me hungry! They look yum.

  3. They look fabulous! I liked the idea from the title then by the time I got to the pictures involving frosting, I wa sabsolutely hooked!! Thanks so much for this gorgeousness xx

  4. They look yummy! I might try your recipe!

  5. I wish my kids liked banana cake more....those look fab!



  6. Never thought of that peanut butter....look delicious!!!!


  7. OOh..yummy I love Peanut Butter and Banana sandwiches so these are bound to go down a treat!! Pity my OH doesnt like PB - oh dear...just for me then!! Thanks for sharing...Esther x

  8. Hello Darci! I arrived by chance and I was a little bit. WOW! I love everything you do. You're an artist. I'll keep visiting

    Thanks for sharing

    Kisses from Spain

  9. Ooh they look very delicious. I shall have to try this one.
    Thanks for the comment about my very first book :)

  10. I'm not tempted at all Darcy...oh no I'm not ...I said I'm NOT! *Ü* Ohhhh....why do they look even more yummy when you are on a diet? Well, I've taken the recipe ...just in case I fail with my diet! LOL. Or...I could make them for my husband, so I can just get a 'whiff'! *Ü* TFS. ~Glen~