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Peanut Butter Cake I

Rated as 2.85 out of 5 Stars

"Get nostalgic with this recipe for peanut butter cake featuring a simple frosting."
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 247 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 - 9x13 inch cake)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch cake pan.
  2. Cream together 1/2 cup butter and 1/2 cup peanut butter. Stir in white and brown sugars and beat well, then add the beaten eggs and 3/4 teaspoon of vanilla. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Add the flour mixture into the batter alternately with the milk.
  3. Pour batter into the prepared pan and bake for 35 minutes. Frost when cool.
  4. To Make Frosting: Blend together 1/8 cup butter or margarine, 3 cups confectioners' sugar, 4 1/2 tablespoons evaporated milk and 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract, stirring slowly until mixture holds its shape. Then beat until very smooth. If necessary, gradually add tiny amounts of evaporated milk to bring to spreading consistency.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 247 calories; 8.5 g fat; 40.1 g carbohydrates; 3.8 g protein; 30 mg cholesterol; 184 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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The cake was great and easy to make. We didn't like the icing, though. Next time we're thinking of using cream cheese or chocolate frosting.

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Unfortunately, I was really disappointed in this recipe. The cake was very dry and not at all flavorful. I changed the icing recipe in hopes of saving the cake, but it really wasn't worth the e...

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Unfortunately, I was really disappointed in this recipe. The cake was very dry and not at all flavorful. I changed the icing recipe in hopes of saving the cake, but it really wasn't worth the e...

It was not very good, but kids will probably eat it

Too dry, and tastes like flour.

The cake was great and easy to make. We didn't like the icing, though. Next time we're thinking of using cream cheese or chocolate frosting.

I didn't read the other reviews until after I had the cake in the oven, so I was a bit worried how it would turn out. Luckily, it wasn't bad, aside from being a tad less moist than I like my ca...

I found this cake very dry but had a good flavour. If I make it again will add more milk to it. When I tried to poured the batter in the pan I had to scrape it out of the bowl just to get it...

This cake would have been WAY too dry had I followed the recipe exactly. It did not even resemble cake batter until I added another egg and another cup of milk at the end. I also used chocolate ...

It's moist and tasty, but just a little too sweet. Need to cut down on half portion of sugar.

I made the cake according to directions but the icing was missing something so I added 1/2 cup Peanut Butter and I received a lot of compliments from my family. I will make again.