Peanut Butter Sheet Cake with Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting

One of my very favorite desserts is Chocolate Sheet Cake. Now, after making this cake, I believe it’s a toss up! Both excellent. In the future when I make sheet cake I will just have to make two, one of each!

Peanut Butter Sheet Cake with Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting

Peanut Butter Sheet Cake:
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup butter
1 cup water
1/2 cup peanut butter, crunchy or smooth you choose
1/4 cup oil
2 eggs
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 tsp vanilla

Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 15″x10″ sheet pan with non-stick spray. In large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt, set aside. Combine butter and water in saucepan, bring to boil. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter and oil. Stir mixture into dry ingredients. Stir together eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla, stir into peanut butter mixture until well blended. Spread batter in prepared pan. Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. While cake bakes, make frosting to pour on as cake comes from oven.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting:
1/4 cup butter
4 Tbl peanut butter, crunchy or smooth you choose
6 Tbl milk
4 Tbl unsweetened cocoa
3¾ cups powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla

In saucepan, stir together butter, peanut butter, milk, and cocoa over medium heat just until starts to boil.  Remove from heat, stir in powdered sugar, and vanilla until smooth.  Pour over warm cake.

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11 thoughts on “Peanut Butter Sheet Cake with Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting”

  1. Oh Kristen! This looks super! Like the old “Dixie cake” recipe I love, only better! We’re on vacation , but it’s on my list for when we get home. Thanks!

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