Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Peanut Butter Texas Sheet Cake

This cake is a peanut butter lover's dream come true!  Peanut butter is baked inside the cake and mixed into the icing.  Delish!


2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup butter
1 cup water
1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup buttermilk (or 1/2 cup milk and 1 TBS vinegar or lemon juice)
Peanut Butter Icing recipe below
Garnish: chopped peanuts (optional)

Combine flour, sugar, salt and baking soda in a large bowl; set aside.  Combine butter, water and peanut butter in a saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil.  Add to flour mixture and mix well; set aside. Combine eggs, vanilla and buttermilk; add to peanut butter mixture.

Spread batter in a greased 10x15 jelly-roll pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 25-28 minutes or until cake springs back when gently touched.  Spread Peanut Butter Icing over warm cake and garnish with chopped peanuts, if you desire,

Peanut Butter Icing:
1/2 cup butter
1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
1/3 cup plus 1 TBS milk
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 1/2 tsp vanilla

Combine butter, peanut butter and milk in a saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil.  Remove from heat; stir in powdered sugar and vanilla, mixing until spreading consistency.

Source:  Gooseberry Patch - Quick & Easy Family Favorites 


1 comment:

  1. Yum! Love to use the jelly roll pans--but need to make sure I have a group to bake for! :-)