Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Frosting and Caramel Peanut Glaze aka Snickers Cupcakes

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Frosting and Caramel Peanut Glaze aka Snickers Cupcakes
20
60

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 3/4 cups caster sugar
  • 3/4 cup cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup water (3/4 cup water for the cakes)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 250 grams cream cheese (room temperature, make sure it's not the spreadable stuff or low fat.)
  • 120 grams unsalted butter (softened)
  • 600 grams powdered sugar (sifted)
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 50 grams salted butter
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
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