Indulge Guilt-Free: Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Cupcakes! 🍫🥜

🕥 Prep time: 7 mins | 🥣 Serving: 12 cupcakes Recipe by: @almond.milk.and.cookies

Hey, Pastry Lovers!

Craving a guilt-free treat that's both decadent and nutritious? Look no further than our Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Cupcakes! These moist and tender dark chocolate cupcakes are topped with a luscious peanut butter buttercream icing, making them the ultimate indulgence for any occasion. Plus, they're packed with protein, so you can satisfy your sweet tooth while fueling your body with goodness.


For the cupcakes

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup EarthChimp choco
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup almond milk

For the peanut butter buttercream icing

  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup Earth Chimp protein powder
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons almond milk
  • Optional: chocolate chips or chopped peanuts for garnish


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, Earth Chimp protein powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • In another bowl, combine the applesauce, maple syrup, melted coconut oil, vanilla extract, and almond milk.
  • Gradually add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, stirring until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
  • Divide the batter evenly among the cupcake liners, filling each about 3/4 full.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.

For the peanut butter buttercream icing:

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Give it a try!

Enjoy your Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Cupcakes as a delicious and nutritious treat that's sure to satisfy your cravings! Don't forget to share your creations with us on IG by tagging @earthchimp.

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