Due to an allergy to peanuts, I am going to substitute cashews; I think the slight sweetness of the cashews would be just delicious. Add in the 2 cups powdered sugar, the vanilla extract and salt and carefully beat them in with the mixer on low speed. This cake recipe is definately a keeper. Yes, they all want the peanut butter cake! Shannon. I can’t say enough how wonderful this cake is. It looks amazing! I just made this cake and it is scary how good it is, not exaggerating. Thanks for clarifying! I’ll let you know the results with timing! can you please clarify when to add these ingredients??? I want to make this for my sons birthday in March. A thousand thanks! Add the peanut butter, and beat on medium until smooth and combined. Butter: 1 cup = 225 grms or 8 oz. A best seller? 3/4 tsp sea salt, fine I assume there are no calories? Set frosted cake in the fridge to set while you prepare the chocolate ganache for the top. Melt the chocolate in a small heatproof bowl in the microwave. Please save me a slice . It’s a 9×13 Patricia, I think sheet cake is a loose term that can be used for several different pan sizes. For anyone wondering: Frost and fill the cake layers. 14 oz powdered sugar It was a breeze to follow the directions. Place the cream cheese in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment. I think I’ll adjust the measurements a little to make more batter for both the cake and the frosting. Question: why do you not recommend natural peanut butter? If I could declare someone a peanut butter king, he would be it. Thanks for all your great recipes. Butter: 1 cup = 225 grms or 8 oz. I’ve actually never heard of this before and my Mom is from the South. I bake for a small cafe and this bake is always one of the fastest to sell out. This is by far the most favorite of everyone. This cake was sinfully delicious and super easy to make. I had to add more buttermilk to thin out the frosting as I kept it warm Reduce your speed to medium, add the chocolate mixture, and beat until thoroughly combined. Husband’s rating: 4 out of 5 (he actually said it was TOO peanut-buttery. I’m going to make this cake this week. Also, took your Rainbow Bean Salad and of course we enjoyed the flavors! I did not have peanuts so i added salt to the icing and it did the trick. Slight typo in your recipe. Preheat oven to 350°F. I’m wondering if you have any tips for making this into a round, layered cake? 1 cup = 140 grms or 5 oz. Haha, I know just what you mean about those dreams…I haven’t made this with gf flour, but I would suggest a good baking mix like Bob’s Red Mill to start. Easy and different. I forgot to boil the frosting!!! quick question…did the peanut butter you used have sugar in it? Thanks. In a large mixing bowl blend the butter and peanut butter on low until combined. Take off the heat and whisk in the peanut butter and oil until smooth. Apply a thin layer of frosting to the top and sides of the cake. Buttercream, Cake Decorating, Cake Recipe, chocolate chip. If so, 12 or 24? My father-in-law always referenced “The old fashion” peanut butter cake with peanut butter frosting and how nobody ever made it anymore. I ask because I am trying to stay under a certain amount of calories every day. Better memorize the recipe , Kinda a stupid question but anyway can u make this a round cake and make it two layers. How far ahead can it be made? If it still seems pretty thick/too hard to frost – beat it again with an electric mixer to help it soften up. Add the powdered sugar and salt. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. The best is a 5 ingredient chocolate flourless cake.