1 1/2 cups Florida peanuts, toasted, salted & coarsely chopped
6 ounces dark chocolate, broken into pieces
1 chocolate cake mix, store bought or homemade
Chocolate frosting, store bought or homemade
Coarsely chop the peanuts and set aside. Prepare cupcake batter using box mix instructions, and fold in 1/2 of the chopped peanuts. Once the batter is prepared, place cupcake liners in the cupcake pan and fill 3/4 full. Bake according to cupcake batter instructions and set aside to cool completely. Place chocolate pieces in an oven-safe glass bowl. Set the bowl atop a small sauce pot with 1/2 cup of simmering water to create a double boiler. Stir continuously until the chocolate is melted and smooth. Carefully remove the bowl from the heat, (caution: it will be hot). Frost the cooled cupcakes and sprinkle the remaining chopped peanuts on top. Drizzle with the melted chocolate and serve.
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