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Baby Shower Cupcakes: Banana Chocolate Cupcakes with Macadamia Nut Butter Frosting

Ingredients

Cupcake Ingredients

  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 C sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 C sour cream
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 2 C flour
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 2 very ripe bananas mashed
  • 8 oz dark chocolate melted

Macadamia Nut Butter Frosting Ingredients

  • 1/2 C butter softened
  • 1 C macadamia nut butter check out my instructions on how to make nut butters
  • 3 T milk or as needed
  • 2 C confectioners' sugar

Instructions

Cupcake Instructions

  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add eggs, sour cream, flour, and baking soda.
  3. Add vanilla and mashed bananas.
  4. Stir in melted chocolate.
  5. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full.
  6. Bake for 20 min at 350 degrees or 10 minutes for minis.

Macadamia Nut Butter Frosting Instructions

  1. Place the butter and macadamia nut butter into a medium bowl and beat with an electric mixer.
  2. Gradually mix in the sugar, and when the frosting starts to get thick, incorporate milk one tablespoon at a time until all of the sugar is mixed in and the frosting is thick and spreadable.
  3. Beat for at least 3 minutes for it to get good and fluffy.