Peanut Butter Meltaway Cake

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SK H

By
@Soos

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

Blue Ribbon Recipe

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. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 89 votes

Comments:
Serves:
16
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

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
  • 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

How to Make Peanut Butter Meltaway Cake

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.

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About Peanut Butter Meltaway Cake

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




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