Peanut Butter Cake

Peanut Butter Cake Recipe

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Debi McMurray


I found this in an old Better Homes and Garden cookbook. It has proven to be a family favorite.
We eat it when it first comes out of the oven with milk. The perfect after school snack. It also makes a great dinner dessert or bunch type coffee cake. It is a full flavored peanut butter cake without the extra frosting, (just a crumble topping). My kids love it. It doesn't last long plus it's a breeze to make. I think it will become a favorite at your house as well.


★★★★☆ 5 votes

25 Min
30 Min


  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    peanut butter
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 c
    peanut butter
  • 1 c
  • 2
  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened

How to Make Peanut Butter Cake


  1. 1. Grease the bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of a 13x9x2 inch baking pan; set pan aside.
    2.For topping. in a small bowl. Stir together the 1/2 cup of flour and the 1/2 cup of brown sugar. Using a pastry blender, cut in the 1/4 cup of peanut butter and the 3 tablespoons of butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.
    3. In large mixing bowl, stir together the 2 cups of flour, the 1 cup of brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add milk, the 1/2 cup of peanut butter, eggs, and 1/4 cup of butter. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed until combined. Beat on medium to high speed for 3 minutes scraping bowl frequently.
    4. Spoon batter into the prepared pan, spreading evenly. Sprinkle with topping mixure. Bake in a 375 degree oven about 30 minutes until a wooden toothpick comes out and clean. Serve warm or cool. Makes 16 servings.

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About Peanut Butter Cake

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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