Peanut Butter Pug Cupcakes

Peanut Butter Pug Cupcakes

Doug the Pug joins Rosanna Pansino to help make these peanut butter flavored Pug Cupcakes! This is treat is for humans only, but lucky pups may score some yummy crumbs!

Makes 1 dozen cupcakes

Things you'll need

Ingredients
  • 1 ¾ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter at room temperature
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs at room temperature
  • ½ cup + 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup whole milk
Decoration Equipment
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Hand mixer
  • Whisk
  • Rubber spatula
  • Cupcake tray
  • Brown cupcake liners
  • Ice cream scoop

Let’s get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. In medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the butters, sugar, and honey until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs one at a time, scraping the sides of the bowl, and then mix in vanilla.
  5. Alternate adding in flour mixture and milk, starting and ending with flour. Scrape down the sides as needed.
  6. Scoop batter into lined cupcake tray about ⅔ full. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes. Allow to fully cool before decorating.

Time to decorate!

  1. Use cookie cutters to create fondant decorations: black and white eyes, black ears, black muzzle, and a pink tongue.
  2. Pipe flat swirls of tan frosting starting from the outside of the cupcake working inward.
  3. Arrange fondant pieces on frosted cupcakes to look like a Pug face (PICTURE at 6:29).
  4. TaDa! These Pug Cupcakes will have you barking for more!
Rosanna Pansino and Doug the Pug Peanut Butter Pug CupcakesPeanut Butter Pug Cupcakes Rosanna Pansino holding Doug the Pug

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