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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Frosting

I’ve had the combination of chocolate, peanut butter, and banana so many times in smoothies and shakes, but never in frosting. So, I developed a chocolate peanut butter banana frosting recipe to duplicate that epic flavor combination!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Frosting

I worried that the banana might throw off the frosting texture. But, it didn’t take too much banana to impart enough banana flavor and the texture was spot on. It’s perfectly pipeable!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Frosting

This chocolate peanut butter banana frosting pairs well with a vanilla cupcake recipe or a chocolate cupcake recipe. But, it would also be great on banana cupcakes or even as a spread on a bread!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Frosting

I’m on a total sprinkle kick lately, by the way. These cupcakes don’t need sprinkles, but don’t the sprinkles make them look so much happier?!

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Frosting
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Frosting

Chocolate peanut butter banana frosting is packed with flavor and is so good that you'll want to leave lots of extra frosting on the beaters for licking!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate peanut butter, chocolate peanut butter banana frosting, peanut butter banana
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12 cupcakes
Calories 138kcal
Author Stef


  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 heaping tablespoons smashed ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  • Using a stand or hand mixer, mix peanut butter, cocoa powder, and banana until smooth.
  • Mix in butter for about three minutes to incorporate ingredients and make the frosting lighter and airier.
  • Mix in powdered sugar a little bit at a time until fully combined.
  • Spread or pipe on cooled cake or cupcakes.


Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Frosting
Amount Per Serving
Calories 138 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 50mg2%
Potassium 82mg2%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 120IU2%
Calcium 7mg1%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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