Double Peanut Butter Cake Recipe
- 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1-1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1/3 cup chunky peanut butter
- 3 tablespoons butter, softened
- 3 cups confectioners' sugar
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- In a bowl, cream peanut butter, butter and sugar. Add eggs; mix well. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add alternately with milk to creamed mixture. Mix well. Pour into a greased 9 in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. For frosting, cream peanut butter and butter. Add sugar, milk and vanilla; mix until smooth. Frost cake. Yield: 9 servings.
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I am a peanut butter fanatic. When I saw this recipe my mouth started watering! Unfortunately, it came out like a thick, dry bar-cookie instead of a moist cake. I followed the recipe exactly as listed, and the taste was okay, but I was disappointed in the texture. We will probably not make this again.
I used this recipe for wedding cupcakes (the groom is wild about peanut butter). I did not make the frosting. I used my own chocolate ganache frosting instead. The cake? Oh my goodness, it was so delicious. Dry? Not at all. The cupcakes turned out moist, light, with a very nice delicate crumb to them. Very nice rise to them. They are also very pretty little cakes, which is so important for a wedding cupcake display. This is one of the best cupcakes recipes I have used, and I will definitely keep it in my file of 'must have' recipes for my cupcake customers, or anyone else who is nuts over peanut butter, for that matter.
Sadly disappointed. I made this as a small birthday cake for my hubby and found it to be very dry. The cake was not very sweet at all and the icing was exceptionaly sweet. I had hoped it would have been close to tasting like a pb texas sheet cake but not even close.. oh well, not every recipe is perfect right?
I made this recipe for the first time in 1999 and it has been one of my favorite recipe. I have taken it to work and they loved it even asked me for more and told me that I should market it and sell it at grocery stores. my kids and wife love it.
Wow, super simple and delicious. Made it exactly the way its written. Very good.
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