Chocolate Cake With Peanut Butter Frosting
The fluffy peanut butter frosting on this layer cake will bring out the kid in you.
35 min.prep time
1 2/3 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/3 cups milk
1 cup creamy peanut butter
2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 to 4 tablespoons milk
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and lightly flour 2 (8 or 9-inch) square or round cake pans.
Combine sugar and 3/4 cup butter in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt to butter mixture alternately with 1 1/3 cups milk, beating just until mixed.
Pour batter evenly into prepared pans. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes. Remove from pans. Cool completely.
Meanwhile, place peanut butter and 1/2 cup butter in small bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add powdered sugar, 2 teaspoons vanilla and enough milk for desired frosting consistency.
To assemble cake, place 1 cake layer onto serving plate. Spread
frosting over top; top with second cake layer. Spread remaining frosting over top and sides of cake.
Nutrition Facts (1 serving)
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Recipe #12376©2002Land O'Lakes, Inc.