Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting


Rich chocolate cupcakes are topped with a creamy peanut butter frosting.

18 cupcakes



  • 1 (19.5 ounce) package Pillsbury® Brownie Classics Traditional Fudge Brownie Mix

  • 2 eggs

  • ½ cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Oil

  • ¼ cup water

  • 1 ½ cups semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • 1 (12 ounce) container Pillsbury® Vanilla Funfetti® Frosting

  • ¾ cup Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Position a rack in the middle of the oven. Line 18 regular muffin cups with paper cupcake liners.

  2. Mix brownie mix, eggs, oil and water in a medium mixing bowl until well blended. Fill the muffin cups half full with brownie batter. Place about 1 tablespoon chocolate chips in the center of the batter.

  3. Bake 18-20 minutes or until set. Cool slightly. Remove from muffin pans and let cool completely on wire racks.

  4. Stir together frosting and peanut butter in a medium bowl. Spread over top of cooled cupcakes. Using the container of sprinkles included with the frosting, decorate the top of each cupcake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

396 Calories
22g Fat
50g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 396
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 179mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 39g
Protein 5g
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 59mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.