Double Peanut Butter Cake

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'My family loves peanut butter, so a cake that has it in the batter and frosting is a big hit around our house,' says Marie Hoyer, Hodgenville, Kentucky.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
9
Yield:
9 servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter

  • ¼ cup butter or margarine, softened

  • ¾ cup sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup milk

FROSTING:

  • cup chunky peanut butter

  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened

  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  1. In a mixing 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 degrees F 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.