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Frosted 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
  Packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Peanut butter frosting
  Peanut butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Confectioner's sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted
  Milk 5 Tablespoon
  Peanuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Preheat oven to350°F.
Grease and flour 2 (8- or 9-inch) layer-cake pans.
Bake cake.
Separate eggs.
Beat whites until fluffy.
Add granulated sugar; beat until stiff and glossy.
Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda together into bowl.
Add brown sugar, 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 onto rack.
Prepare frosting.
Blend peanut butter with sugar.
Add enough milk to make creamy consistency.
Use to sandwich layers together; spread rest over top.
Sprinkle top edge with peanuts.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party

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