Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 1/3 cup butter, softened
- 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
- 1/3 cup baking cocoa
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 4 to 5 tablespoons 2% milk
- In a large bowl, cream butter and peanut butter until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Stir in the confectioners' sugar, cocoa, salt and enough milk to achieve a spreading consistency.
Nutrition Facts1 tablespoon: 90 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 57mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
Jan 12, 2019
I made this frosting for mini banana cakes. I piped a healthy star of frosting on each tiny cake. Mmm...peanut butter chocolate
Jul 4, 2017
This recipe is to die for. I made it even more sinful by putting it over a dark chocolate, chocolate chip, pecan, salted caramel poke cake. YUM
Apr 4, 2016
Wonderful flavor, rich and creamy. Will become one of my stand by recipes. Thanks for sharing
Jul 10, 2015
THIS WAS SO EASY AND DELICIOUS!!!! I made a peanut butter cookie bar and spread it on top and they were amazing!!!! next time I'm putting this on a cake and yes there will definitely be a next time!!!! :)
Nov 2, 2014
Let me say OH MY!!!!!!!!!!! and I really mean it. Being a collector of fine recipes (and having the habit of printing first then trying) I now email the different recipes to myself to try first THEN print if we like it. Let me say this is being printed and saved to recipe disk incase I lose the printed copy. WONDERFUL.. Thank you so much for a great recipe. I give this an AA for the grade of the day
Jun 21, 2014
Best. Frosting. Ever.
Aug 11, 2013
Great Recipe. I used it on my Granddaughters Reese's peanut butter wedding cake. It was a total hit.
Jul 14, 2013
I put this frosting on top of brownies. It was absolutely delicious, but it was a bit too much frosting for a 9x13 pan; next time I won't use it all.After I started making this, I realized I had run out of confectioners' sugar, so I made my own. Simply put granulated sugar in a blender, and blend for a few seconds! You will probably only need about 2/3 cup granulated sugar for each cup of powdered sugar.
Mar 31, 2013
To lessen the fat, I used Land O Lakes light stick butter & Jif Reduced Fat peanut butter. I also used 1% milk, & it turned out great. Everyone raved about it. Will definitely make again.
Jan 19, 2009
what an amazing frosting! The BEST!