Recipe – Elvis Presley Inspired Cupcakes

bacon cupcake

Ok, I admit it, I love Elvis Presley! This recipe is from a friend of mine and definitely has an Elvis influence. It is a well-known fact he loved peanut butter, bacon and banana sandwiches. This recipe combines all of these flavours and tastes amazing! Trust me, the bacon sprinkles are a must, enjoy!

Recipe:

1/2 cup softened butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 cup mashed banana
1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
2 tspns baking powder

Preheat oven to 350deg F. In an electric mixer beat the butter for 30 secs. Add sugar and mix.. Add eggs and banana and mix. Add dry ingredients and beat in, batter will be thick. Spoon into 18 muffin cases/tray. Bake in oven for 18-20 mins or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Icing:

1 cup softened butter
1 cup creamy peanut butter
4 cups icing sugar
1/4 cup milk
2 tspns vanilla extract

Cream butter and peanut butter together. Add half of icing sugar and mix. Add milk and vanilla and continue mixing. Add remaining icing sugar and blend until smooth. Top cooled cupcakes with the icing.

To finish off these splendiferous cupcakes add some crispy bacon sprinkles on the top and voile! A delicious and decadent treat for the whole family, now THAT’S takin’ care of business.

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