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Chocolate Cupcake Surprise!

These past 2 weeks have been crazy here at 
Walking on Sunshine.

First I was deathly sick,
seriously I can be so dramatic sometimes,
then my GIRL came home and finally my mom's heart procedures this week.

I've had a hard time keeping up here and checking in with everyone.
One of my favorite things to do EVERY DAY is read blogs.
But when life gets crazy, the things we love to do get pushed to the bottom of the list.

BUT I promised myself I would get this DELICIOUS and EASY recipe posted 
for this week's Something Yummy for My Colonel's Tummy
that Olivia and I made this past Sunday.

Chocolate Cupcake Surprise...

The surprise is PEANUT BUTTER!
And who doesn't love chocolate and peanut butter?
A perfect combination!


1 box chocolate cake mix
Peanut butter

Prepare your cupcakes according to the cake mix directions
and fill each cupcake holder about halfway...

Add a spoonful of peanut butter to each cupcake...

Looks good...

Then cover the peanut butter with more of the cake mix,
filling each cup about 2/3 of the way...

Bake according to the package directions.

Doesn't that look DELICIOUS...

So YUMMY and so EASY!

Feel free to add icing, if you can wait
that long to eat them.  

Enjoy your day!


  1. Sorry you have been so ill. Not Fun!
    Hope you will soon be good as new!

    I can't eat chocolate or peanut butter...but the cupcakes made me inspired to make coffee cupcakes with a caramel surprise in the middle. i will try that soon! Thanks for the inspiration!

    Linda @ Truthful Tidbits

  2. Oh, that does sound yummy!

    I hope things settle down for you soon!

  3. Yep life is crazy sometimes, but his grace is sufficient.
    I am on a sugar free diet presently - what are you trying to do to me Lois?!!!! My resolve is weakening at the sight of those choc/peanut butter cakes!
    Have a great day!

  4. Oh I do hope things are looking up for you soon!

    Your cupcakes look so good! Mmmm!

  5. Those look so yummy! I like yummy and easy.

  6. Those look very yummy. I have to try one. Pat

  7. Lois,

    You are amazing - such a simple idea that is wonderful! I know what I'm making for my mother-in-law and grandmother-in-law this week.
    My MIL had an accident on wednesday and was in the hospital overnight. She is home now and very sore but OK. She was at therapy on the treadmill and hit a wrong button and her feet went out from under her. She was hanging to the handlebars when this happened and pulled both arms out of their sockets - OUCH! They were able to restore the joints without surgery - Thank God. She has limited movement in her arms currently but this is susposed to fade and she will have normal arm usage fairly soon.
    She loves cupcakes and these will be a big hit.
    Thanks for posting!


  8. Oh darlin' you sure have had a full two weeks. I hated to hear you've been sick.

    It's all I can to to keep from lickin' the computer screen here. Those cupcakes look wonderful.

    How impressive!!!


    God bless and have a fantastic weekend sweetie!!! :o)

  9. What a great surprise, I love peanut butter with chocolate! Hope things settle down for you, best wishes for your mom!

  10. Oh my my these look delicious! I gave up chocolate for lent. I'm missing my chocolate badly. I can hold out but I may have to try this recipe after lent. Thanks for sharing.


  11. You have had a lot on your plate!

    Who doesn't love peanut butter and chocolate.

    Hope everyone is doing okay now.


  12. Mmmm...that looks so good!

  13. You make the best desserts. How does Hubby keep his weight down?

  14. Life does seem to get crazy! Hope things settle down for you a bit soon! These look so delicious! Love how simple they are because they sure don't look like it!!

  15. Oh these look amazing! Sure hope all goes well with your mom.


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