Desserts

Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes w/Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

Don't turn away from this recipe because of the name! These moist dark chocolate cupcakes combined with the crunchy salty bacon topped with the creamy peanut butter makes a flavor combination you can't even imagine. Try out the recipe to see what I'm talking about!

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4 pieces of bacon
1/2 Cup butter
5 squares of Lindt dark chocolate with sea salt (about 1/4 cup)
3/4 Cup flour
1/2 Cup cocoa powder (I use toll house for baking)
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
2 eggs, room temperature
1/2 Cup sugar
1/4 Cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 Cup buttermilk*
1 Tbsp syrup

Peanut Butter Frosting:
4 oz cream cheese, softened
1/2 Cup peanut butter
2-3 Tbsp powdered sugar
2-3 Tbsp milk
1 tsp vanilla

Syrup and chocolate chips for topping, optional
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a 12 cup pan with cupcake liners. Set aside. Start out by filling a large glass with hot water. Place the eggs in the glass to help get them to room temperature. Set...
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Nutritions

Calories
472

Sodium
520mg
21% DV

Fat
27g
42% DV

Protein
11g
23% DV

Carbs
41g
14% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV

Cozy up with a warm, nourishing bowl of Cabbage Roll Soup! Each pot includes all of the delicious flavors and ingredients that we love in my great grandmother's traditional Stuffed Cabbage Rolls -- without all of the work. The simple and easy cabbage soup is loaded with bacon, ground beef, rice and veggies in a sweet tomato broth. It's perfect with biscuits or a loaf of crusty bread on a chilly day!

4 slices bacon
1 lb. ground beef
1 onion
1 clove garlic
2 T tomato paste
4 c coarsely chopped green cabbage
4 c beef broth
15 oz tomato sauce
14.5 oz petite diced tomatoes
2 T brown sugar
1 bay leaf
2 c cooked white rice
Kosher salt and pepper
2 T chopped fresh parsley
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  • In a large pot over medium-high heat, cook bacon until crispy, about 6-8 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to remove bacon to a plate; reserve drippings in the pot.
  • Add ground beef to the pot and...
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Nutritions

Calories
439

Sodium
728mg
30% DV

Fat
11g
18% DV

Protein
17g
35% DV

Carbs
61g
20% DV

Fiber
6g
24% DV
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