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Creamy Peanut Butter Icing

Rated as 4.76 out of 5 Stars

"A creamy, no-cook peanut butter icing. Perfect on chocolate cake! Should be enough to ice 24 cupcakes or 1 cake."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 183 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings

Directions

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  1. Beat butter in a bowl using an electric mixer until fluffy. Add peanut butter, vanilla extract, and salt; beat until incorporated. Slowly pour confectioners' sugar into peanut butter mixture while continuing to beat with the mixer; add milk until desired thickness is reached.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 183 calories; 10.5 g fat; 22 g carbohydrates; 1.5 g protein; 21 mg cholesterol; 80 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This recipe is great!!! I used closer to a cup of peanut butter and it was the perfect amount for the chocolate cake I made! Everyone who had the cake raved about the frosting! Will definitely ...

Most helpful critical review

It was pretty delicious and many raved of how awesome it was, but next time I would do about a cup less of sugar and maybe a tiny bit more milk to make it creamier. With so much sugar in it, it ...

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This recipe is great!!! I used closer to a cup of peanut butter and it was the perfect amount for the chocolate cake I made! Everyone who had the cake raved about the frosting! Will definitely ...

I needed to ice a 13 x 9 cake for a fire department BBQ and was craving peanut butter. I used 3/4 cup peanut butter, 3 full cups of sugar and maybe 2 T of milk. The icing spread beautifully an...

This peanut butter frosting recipe turned out beautifully. After reading others comments and experiences, I made a few revisions with excellent results. 1. Creamed the butter at high speed w...

Very creamy and great peanut butter flavor. I only used 3 cups of conf. sugar though. That was plenty sweet.

Excellent recipe. I also used a cup of peanut butter instead of 1/2 a cup and cut back one cup of confectioners' sugar. I agree with the other reviews that it was sweet enough with less sugar....

Easy & delicious. This frosting saved a batch of cupcakes that I wasn't excited about. I made it exactly as written. It was perfect consistency for spreading with my Wilton cupcake decorating...

It was pretty delicious and many raved of how awesome it was, but next time I would do about a cup less of sugar and maybe a tiny bit more milk to make it creamier. With so much sugar in it, it ...

I really like this recipe I tweaked it a bit rather than 1/2 cup of peanut butter I do a 1 cup and rather than 4 cups of confectionary sugar I do 2 cups and lastly I add a dalop of cream cheese!

EXCELLENT!!!!! I put this on top of the Black Magic cake on this site. The taste was great! I used 1 cup of the whipped peanut butter and I think it turns out perfect.