Peanut Butter Cake (Microwave)

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and peanut butter; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
  2. Stir in vanilla.
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time,.
  4. beating well after each.
  5. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  6. Grease bottom (not sides) of two 9-inch microwave-safe cakepans, and line with waxed paper; grease waxed paper.
  7. Spoon batter into pans.
  8. Cut through batter with a knife to remove the air bubbles.
  9. Place 1 pan in microwave oven or an inverted saucer.
  10. Microwave at MEDIUM (50% power) for 5 to 6 minutes, giving pan a half-turn at 2-minute intervals and at end of cooking time.
  11. Microwave at HIGH for 2 to 3 minutes or until top is almost dry.
  12. Remove from oven and place on a sheet of aluminum foil.
  13. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan, and cool on a wire rack.
  14. Repeat with remaining layer.
  15. Spread Chocolate Frosting between layers and on top and sides of.
  16. cake.
  17. Sprinkle peanuts over top.
  18. Yield: one 2-layer cake.
  19. CHOCOLATE FROSTING: Combine chocolate, butter, and milk in a large microwave-safe mixing bowl; microwave at MEDIUM (50% power) for 3-1/2 minutes or until mixture is softened and blended, stirring after 3 minutes.
  20. Stir in remaining ingredients; let stand 10 minutes.
  21. Beat with a wooden spoon until of spreading constistency.