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Peanut Butter Layer Cake

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Ingredients
  Eggs 2
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cake flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Well Packed For Measuring)
  Peanut butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
For peanut butter frosting
  Peanut butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sifted confectioners sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Milk 5 Tablespoon
Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Grease and flour 2 layer cake pans 8 or 9 X 1 1/2 inches.
Separate eggs; beat whites until fluffy.
Add granulated sugar; continue beating until stiff and glossy.
Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda together into bowl.
Add brown sugar, 1/3 cup peanut butter, oil, and 1/2 the milk; beat well.
Add remaining milk and egg yolks; beat again. (If using mixer, beat 1 minute each time at medium speed.)
Fold in egg-white mixture lightly.
Put into prepared pans.
Bake 30 to 35 minutes.
Leave in pans to cool a little.
Turn out on rack.
Blend 1/4 cup peanut butter with sugar; add enough milk to make creamy consistency.
Use it to sandwich layers together; spread rest over top.
If desired, decorate top with peanuts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Peanut
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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