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peanut butter cake with fudge icing

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

This is a moist and light cake. I had a yellow cake mix but wanted something a little different this is the delicious result...hubby loved it...hope you give it a try..easy..hugs

(2 ratings)
yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For peanut butter cake with fudge icing

  • CAKE
  • 1/2 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 1 c
    tepid water
  • 3 lg
  • 1/4 c
    vegetable oil
  • 18 oz
    yellow cake mix (store brand)
  • 1/2 c
    real butter,( one stick-cut in pieces)
  • 2/3 c
    baking cocoa
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/3 c
    milk, 2%
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make peanut butter cake with fudge icing

  • 1
    Cake: Heat oven to 350^. Spray a 10-inch bundt pan with Bakers Joy or use oil then dust with flour.Set aside.
  • 2
    Place the peanut butter in your large mixer bowl, slowly add the water;beating on low until all the water has been added and the mixture is smooth. Next add the 3 eggs and beat to mix in until smooth. Now add the oil and mix to combine.
  • 3
    Stop the mixer and add the dry cake mix all at once, then on low beat until well blended. Then beat for 2 minutes on medium. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • 4
    Remove from oven and let set in pan for 10 minutes, then invert onto serving plate. Cool completely.
  • 5
    Icing: Melt butter over medium heat do not burn or brown. Remove from heat. Stir in cocoa until blended. Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating by hand until smooth and of spreading consistency. Add more milk; if needed. Stir in vanilla. Spread on cooled cake. Garnish cake as desired.

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