Peanut Butter Cake


1-1/2 cups sugar
1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
1/3 cup shortening
2 eggs
1-1/4 cups milk
2-1/2 cups self-rising flour
1/3 cup peanut butter
1/3 cup shortening
3-4 tablespoons of milk
1 1-pound box of powdered sugar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together sugar, peanut butter, shortening, and eggs. Add milk and flour a little at a time. Pour into two round 8-inch cake pans. Bake for about 30 minutes or until a tester inserted into the center comes out clean.

For frosting: Cream ingredients together until fluffy. Frost cake. You can add more peanut butter and milk if you like.


12-14 slices

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Baking time?

Bake until done? Can you be a bit more specific so I don't have to open the oven door every 4 minutes?

how long to bake a cake

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Hello, Donna. The recipe has been updated. Thanks for your feedback!