Peanut Butter Cake with Fudge Icing

Pat Duran


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 votes
10 Min
50 Min



1/2 c
creamy peanut butter
1 c
tepid water
3 large
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


  • 1Cake: Heat oven to 350^. Spray a 10-inch bundt pan with Bakers Joy or use oil then dust with flour.Set aside.
  • 2Place 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.
  • 3Stop 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.
  • 4Remove from oven and let set in pan for 10 minutes, then invert onto serving plate. Cool completely.
  • 5Icing: 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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About Peanut Butter Cake with Fudge Icing

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate, Spreads
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids