Peanut Butter Meltaway Cake

Sue H Recipe

By Sue H Soos

Our local candy store Gardners is famous for there Peanut butter meltaway candy.


Recipe Rating:
 88 Ratings
Serves:
16
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Peanut Butter Meltaway candies are such a fond childhood memory of my husband's! Not only did the entire Crew love this recipe... but even my husband gave it two thumb's up - nostalgia and all.

Ingredients

CAKE
3 c
all purpose flour
2
eggs
2 c
sugar
1/2 c
cocoa
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1/2 c
vegetable oil
2 tsp
vinegar
2 tsp
vanilla
2 c
water
PEANUT BUTTER MIDDLE
3/4 tsp
vegetable oil
1 c
peanut butter (you can use more if you want)
TOPPING
1/2 c
butter
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1/4 c
cocoa
1 lb
powdered sugar
6 Tbsp
sour milk (you can sour the milk by adding 1/2 tsp of vinegar to the milk)
1 tsp
vanilla
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine the cake ingredients and bake in a 9x13 pan in a 350 degree oven for 40 minutes, or until a toothpick is inserted and comes out clean.
2
Cool completely
3
Mix together peanut butter and 3/4 tsp of cooking oil. Spread this mixture on top of cooled cake. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.
4
Heat in a saucepan 1/4 cup of cocoa, powdered sugar, sour milk, butter, and vanilla.(you can sour the milk with vinegar, add about a half a tsp of vinegar to the milk and it should thicken you may need a dab more) Mix this until smooth and comes to a boil. Let cool for a few minutes... Pour and spread over the peanut butter layer. Cool and keep refrigerated.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #peanut, #butter, #cakes