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Peanut Butter Texas Sheet Cake

Oxmoor House
Yield Serves 15 to 20
Attention, peanut butter lovers! This moist cake has peanut butter baked inside the cake and mixed into the icing... plus a sprinkling of peanuts on top!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • Peanut Butter Icing:
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 (16-oz.) pkg. powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

How to Make It

  1. Combine flour, sugar, salt and baking soda in a large bowl; set aside. Combine butter, water and peanut butter in a saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil. Add to flour mixture and mix well; set aside. Combine eggs, vanilla and buttermilk; add to peanut butter mixture.

  2. Spread batter in a greased 15"x10" jelly-roll pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 28 minutes or until cake springs back when gently touched. Spread Peanut Butter Icing over warm cake and garnish, if desired.

  3. Peanut Butter Icing: Combine first 3 ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil. Remove from heat; stir in powdered sugar and vanilla, mixing until spreading consistency.

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