Addictive Peanut Butter Cake

"My son-in-law remembered his grandmothers peanut butter cake from long ago. One of her daughters shared this very special recipe with me."
 
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Addictive Peanut Butter Cake created by SoCalCookerGal
Ready In:
1hr
Ingredients:
13
Yields:
1 cake
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ingredients

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directions

  • Cake: cream butter& sugar, add peanut butter, cream well and add eggs one at a time.
  • Add combined dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with dry ingredients.
  • Grease and flour 3 9" cake pans and bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Icing: Bring sugar and milk to a boil, boil about 7 minutes.
  • Add peanut butter, butter and vanilla& beat until spreading consistency.

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  1. ChefSkye
    Wow, what a cake! I was about to cry when I didn't have buttermilk and I didn't have lemon juice OR plain vinegar. I'm a xhef, and not having these simple ingredients was upsetting. But, we did just move, so I don't have everything restocked. So, I DID have some sour cream and used half milk, half sour cream. What a dream! Very light and tender cake. Yum!!! :)
     
  2. bjbuttillo
    I made this for my husband's birthday and received mixed reviews. My son loved it, my husband wasn't impressed, my father-in-law said it was good, and my daughter didn't care for it at all. I should have used the frosting as a filling (mine came out with the texture of a peanut butter caramel)and made a butter cream icing as one reviewer did. (8)
     
  3. SoCalCookerGal
    Addictive Peanut Butter Cake Created by SoCalCookerGal
  4. SoCalCookerGal
    Fantastic cake! It was absolutely wonderful! The batter looked good enough to eat, It was so smooth and creamy. The frosting was excellent as well. It reminded me of peanut butter fudge. It was hard to spread on because it wasn't a creamy frosting. But very delicious. I'm going to use the frosting for the filling and look for a creamy peanut butter or chocolate frosting. It was good the way it was but I think a creamy frosting might be nice. Just my opinion. If you like peanut butter I highly recommend this cake! It's delish!<br/><br/>UPDATE: 1/07/12<br/><br/>I remade this cake at the request from my daughter for her birthday. The second time the icing turned out much better. I realized that I had beaten the frosting too long the 1st time making it too thick to frost the cake. This time the texture was smoother and easier to spread. It makes quite a bit of frosting. However, what I also did this time was I used the icing as a filling which was delicious! I found a yummy buttercream frosting to spread on top and around the sides.Recipe#172801. and OMGOSH what a scrumptious pair!!! I highly recommend it. This cake is absolutely fabulous along with the icing. It's one of those recipes that will WOW a crowd!
     
  5. SoCalCookerGal
    Addictive Peanut Butter Cake Created by SoCalCookerGal

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