Peanut Butter Cake with Frosting

Submitted by: Diana Mae Gedye
Source: Allrecipes.com

Serves: 8
Difficulty: Easy - for beginners

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Ingredients

1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup butter, softened
4 eggs
1 package butter cake mix
2/3 cup water

Frosting:
1 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup butter, softened
4 cups confectioners` sugar
1/3 cup heavy cream

Method

Preheat oven to 325 F. Grease and flour two 9 in round cake pans.

Combine 1/2 cup peanut butter and 1/2 cup butter. Cream until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each one. Add cake mix alternately with the water. Stir until just combined. Pour batter into prepared pans.

Bake at 325 F for 25 minutes or until cake tests done. Allow cakes to cool in pan for 10 minutes and then turn out onto a cooling rack to cool completely. Assemble and frost with peanut butter frosting once cool.

To make the frosting: Combine 1 cup peanut butter and 1/2 cup butter together until light and fluffy. Add the confectioners` sugar. Mix in enough cream to make the frosting of a spreading consistency. Apply to cool cake.

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