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Yellow Cake with Peanut butter Frosting

Yellow Cake with Peanut butter Frosting

A classic Yellow Cake with Peanut butter Frosting recipe is something everyone should have in their arsenal.

Yellow Cake with Peanut butter Frosting

This is a cake many of us grew up with!!! It has always been one of my favorites!

Yellow Cake with Peanut butter Frosting

My mom made this cake when I was a kid. Sometimes she would use fudge for icing She would beat it until hard!

Yellow Cake with Peanut butter Frosting

Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter, softened

1/2 cup oil

1 1/2 cups white sugar

4 eggs, room temperature

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

3 cups flour

1 Tablespoon baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

1 1/4 cups milk, room temperature

Peanut Butter Frosting Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups white sugar

1/2 cup milk

2 Tablespoons shortening

2 Tablespoons butter

1 teaspoon salt, optional

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 cup peanut butter

How to make Yellow Cake with Peanut butter Frosting:

Step 1. Preheat oven to 350F

Step 2. Grease and line a 9” x 13” casserole dish. Set aside.

Step 3. In a large bowl, beat together the butter, oil and sugar until light and completely combined.

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Step 4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition, then the vanilla extract. Set aside.

Step 5. In a medium-sized bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, and salt.

Step 6. Gently fold half of the flour mixture into the butter mixture, then the milk, then the remaining flour mixture.

Step 7. Pour the batter into your prepared casserole dish and bake for 35-40 minutes, until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

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Step 8. While the cake is cooling, prepare your peanut butter frosting.

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Step 9. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, combine the sugar, milk, butter, shortening, and salt.

Step 10. Stir constantly until the mixture reaches a boil, then allow to boil for 2-3 minutes without stirring.

Step 11. Remove the saucepan from heat and stir in the vanilla and peanut butter.

Step 12. Pour the frosting over the cake and use an offset spatula to ensure that the frosting covers the cake evenly.

Step 13. Allow the frosting to set for 20 minutes before cutting into the cake.

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Enjoy!

Yellow Cake with Peanut butter Frosting

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Yellow Cake with Peanut butter Frosting

Yellow Cake with Peanut butter Frosting

Yellow Cake with Peanut butter Frosting

Yield: 12
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Additional Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softeneed
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 4 eggs, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups milk, room temperature

Peanut Butter Frosting Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 Tablespoons shortening
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Grease and line a 9” x 13” casserole dish. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together the butter, oil, and sugar until light and completely combined.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition, then the vanilla extract. Set aside.
  5. In a medium-sized bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  6. Gently fold half of the flour mixture into the butter mixture, then the milk, then the remaining flour mixture.
  7. Pour the batter into your prepared casserole dish and bake for 35-40 minutes, until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  8. While the cake is cooling, prepare your peanut butter frosting.
  9. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, combine the sugar, milk, butter, shortening and salt.
  10. Stir constantly until the mixture reaches a boil, then allow to boil for 2-3 minutes without stirring.
  11. Remove the saucepan from heat and stir in the vanilla and peanut butter.
  12. Pour the frosting over the cake and use an offset spatula to ensure that the frosting covers the cake evenly.
  13. Allow the frosting to set for 20 minutes before cutting into the cake.

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