Rock ‘n’ Roll Peanut Butter & Vanilla Cupcakes

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It was my husband’s birthday last week so I decided to combine two of his favourite things, peanut butter and vinyl records, to make these cupcakes. The cakes have a gooey peanut butter filling and are topped with vanilla buttercream.

To make 12 cupcakes, you will need:

  • 250g plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 60g unsalted butter
  • 250g soft light brown sugar
  • 120g peanut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 100ml milk

For the filling:

  • 12 tsp peanut butter

For the buttercream:

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Honey, Coconut and Peanut Butter Biscuits

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Since Lilah was born two months ago I’ve been trying to eat healthily and shed that sodding baby weight (trying and mostly failing… But it takes time, right?!). But eating healthily over Easter is, frankly, impossible. So I gave up on the diet for 3 days, ate 2 Easter eggs (the average person apparently eats 3 so it could be worse. THREE!) and then decided to make some cookies. I’d seen a really yummy looking recipe here on food blog lacreativitedelafille Which I changed around a bit. These were delicious and healthy*. Read on for the recipe… *alright, healthy-ish…

INGREDIENTS:
3/4 cup Smooth peanut butter
6 tbsp. honey
1 tsp. almond essence
1 cup Plain flour
1 tsp. baking soda
100g softened butter
1/3 cup desiccated coconut

Preheat oven to 180c. Mix the peanut butter, honey and almond essence until smooth. Beat in the butter then gradually mix in the baking soda and flour until you have a smooth dough.

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Peanut Butter Valentine’s Heart

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With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, if you’re anything like me you’ll have had every intention of getting a lovely, thoughtful gift and then run out of time. These rich and crunchy truffles are the perfect way to say ‘I heart you’ tomorrow.

For these truffles you will need:

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This Recipe is Dangerous… Peanut Butter, Chocolate and Granola Tiffin

Sometimes there just isn’t time in the day to bake. However much I want there to be, there just isn’t with a Little Button in tow. When this happens, I like to make a fridge cake (a.k.a. tiffin) to get my sweet fix.

I like to experiment with whatever I can find in the cupboard when it comes to a tiffin, which is how I came up with this dangerous recipe. One bite is never enough. There will be a lot of variations on this recipe on the web, but this is what I used:

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