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Peanut Butter Frosted Chocolate Cupcakes

Course: Cupcakes, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coconut flour recipes, cupcake recipes, gluten free low carb recipes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 Cupcakes
Calories: 462kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
A low carb chocolate cupcake with a creamy peanut butter frosting
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  • 3 Eggs
  • ¼ cup Butter unsalted
  • ½ teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup Erythritol
  • ¼ cup Coconut flour
  • ½ cup Cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon ` Baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons Coconut milk


  • ½ cup Butter, unsalted softened
  • 4 oz Cream cheese softened
  • ¼ cup Peanut butter smooth
  • 2 tablespoons Erythritol ground
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup Whipping/heavy cream



  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • Whisk the eggs well and then add in the melted butter.  
  • Add the coconut flour, baking powder, cocoa powder, erythritol, coconut milk and vanilla and whisk until smooth.
  • If the batter seems too thick add more coconut milk.
  • Place the batter into cupcake cases ¾ of the way up and bake for 20 minutes until the tops spring back lightly when touched.
  • Allow to cool


  • Mix the cream cheese and butter together until blended
  • Add the peanut butter, cream, erythritol, vanilla extract and butter until soft with no lumps. (Mix with a blender if it's easier).  
  • Smother or pipe the cupcakes with the peanut butter frosting


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Serving: 1cupcake | Calories: 462kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 44g | Fiber: 6g