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Peanut Butter Frosting Recipes from Spinach Tiger
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Two Peanut Butter Frosting Recipes You Need to Have

This peanut butter frosting makes enough for 12 cupcakes. Double the recipe for a full cake.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Frosting
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 cupcakes
Author: Angela Roberts


  • Peanut Butter Frosting Number 1
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup peanut butter see notes
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups confectioner's sugar sifted
  • 4 tablespoons heavy cream more if needed.

  • Peanut Butter Frosting Number 2
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter


  • Beat together butter and peanut butter, until it is completely smooth.
  • Add vanilla. Mix well.
  • Add 3 cups of sifted confectioner's sugar, one cup at a time, mixing well.
  • Add in tablespoons of heavy cream a tablespoon at a time.
  • If you need to thicken the frosting, you can add in a little more confectioner's sugar.
  • Keep refrigerated until use; however, allow to come to room temperature before applying.

Peanut Butter Frosting Number 2

  • Mix all together. Makes sure peanut butter and butter are soft and at room temperature.