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Old 03-09-2008, 11:03 AM   #49
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Default Peanut Butter Cake

Betty Crocker has a recipe for either a small [2-8" rounds or 1-9" square] or large [2-9" rounds or 1-13"x9" oblong] cake. My mom also wrote in her version which is basically the small cake doubled that she bakes in a 13"x9" pan.

SMALL | LARGE
Sift together....
1 3/8 c flour | 2 1/8 c flour
1 c sugar | 1 1/2 c sugar
2 tsp baking powder | 3 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt | 1 tsp salt
Add....
1/4 c shortening | 1/3 c shortening
1/4 c peanut butter | 1/3 c peanut butter
2/3 c milk | 1 c milk
>>> Beat 2 minutes.
Add....
1 egg | 2 eggs
>>> Beat 2 minutes.
>>> Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes for rounds or 35-40 minutes for square/oblong.

To make the PB icing, just add about 1/4 c peanut butter to your favorite buttercream recipe. [I once accidentally made a Tootsie Roll-like frosting quite accidentally, so I'd not be able to repeat it. However chocolate frosting is a nice balance with the PB cake.]

I recommend Skippy for good baking peanut butter, although I have made it with Jif and with Peanut Butter & Company's stuff.

On a side note, sometimes the cake comes out having a dry mouth feel even though it's obviously moist. This actually isn't from it being dry. It's from that sticking to the roof of your mouth sensation that peanut butter gives.
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