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Peanut Butter Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Peanut Butter Cake, by , is from McKee Cooks, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Amy and Sarah Hollister
Added: Friday, October 10, 2008


1 c. flour
1 c. + 2 T. sugar
3 1/2 t. baking powder
1 t. salt
2 c. graham cracker crumbs
peanut butter (at least 1/2 c.; if using more, decrease shortening by equal amount)
3/4 c. shortening
1 c. plus 2 T. milk
1 t. vanilla extract
3 eggs
2 cups confectioner's sugar
2 T. cocoa
8 T. butter
1/3 c. heavy cream
1/2 cup peanuts, salted
2 capfuls vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 375 if using metal dish; 325 if using glass dish. Sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together. Add graham cracker crumbs, peanut butter, shortening, milk and vanilla. Beat with electric mixer on low until moistened, then beat on medium for 2 minutes. Add eggs and beat 1 minute. Bake in greased 9x13 pan for 30-35 minutes. Do not remove from pan to cool. FROSTING: Mix all ingredients together. Pour into saucepan and bring to boil. Boil 1 minute. Cool slightly. With wooden spoon handle, poke a few holes in cake; pour warm frosting over it.




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