peanut butter pound cake

Peanut Butter Pound Cake Recipe

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Patsy Fowler


here's a great pound cake this recipe my aunt gave to me i made it the other day it didn't last a day it got gone


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20 Min
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1 c
butter, softened
2 c
1 c
brown sugar, lightly packed
1/2 c
peanut butter creamy or crunchy
eggs room temperture
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
3 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 c


1/2 c
butter, softened
1 c
peanut butter creamy
2 c
powdered sugar
ilk amount varies based on consistency desired

How to Make peanut butter pound cake


  • 1Preheat oven to 325. Prepare a large tube or bundt pan by greasing and flouring it. Set pan aside.
  • 2Only fill your bundt or tube pan up about 3/4 full. It will run over if you put all the batter into the pan. Don't let the extra batter go to waste though make some muffins or a small loaf.
  • 3In a large bowl mix flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Set aside.
  • 4In a medium bowl cream together butter and sugar until fluffy. Add the brown sugar and peanut butter and continue mixing.
  • 5Add the eggs one at a time. Wait until one egg is fully mixed in before adding the next one. Add vanilla.
  • 6Add the dry ingredients and the milk to the creamed mixture. Alternate between the flour mixture and the milk using about a 1/4 of the ingredient at a time. Always begin and end with the dry ingredients. Mix completely.
  • 7Pour batter into the prepared pan and bake for 60-70 minutes. Start checking to see if is done at 60 minutes using a wooden toothpick.
  • 8Continue checking every 5 minutes to make sure it does not overcook. When the toothpick comes out clean the cake is done.
  • 9Remove from the oven and let sit for 15 minutes. Then remove it from the cake pan and cool completely on a wire rack. Dust with powdered sugar or frost as directed.
  • 10Note that this recipe makes a large cake. For smaller pound cakes use loaf pans or even mini bundt cake molds. Adjust the cooking time accordingly since they will not need as much time to bake.
  • 11For the frosting cream butter and peanut butter. Add powdered sugar and milk while mixer is set on low. Add the milk 1 tablespoon at a time until you are happy with the consistency. Pour over the top of the cake.
  • 12For chocolate peanut butter frosting melt 4 ounces of semisweet chocolate squares. Cool slightly and add to the butter and peanut butter mixture. Proceed with the rest of the instructions.
  • 13Don't worry if the frosting is to thick or thin just add small amounts of milk to the thin or powdered sugar to thicken.

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Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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