Recipe By Shuern Hilliard
Published Jun 19th
Prep 5m Cook 30m Additional - Ready In 35m
Servings 1 - 8x8 inch cake Calories 870.3

Peanut butter cake with peanut butter frosting

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups self-rising flour
  • 1 ½ cups white sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 (16 ounce) package confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons milk

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 8 inch square pan.
  2. 2 In a large bowl, mix together the flour and sugar. Make a well in the center and pour in the milk, oil, eggs, 2 tablespoons peanut butter and vanilla. Mix well and pour into prepared pan.
  3. 3 Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
  4. 4 To make the frosting: In a large bowl, combine 1 cup peanut butter and confectioners' sugar. Beat in vanilla, then milk to desired consistency. Spread on cake.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 870.3
  • Carbohydrate 119.8 g
  • Cholesterol 72.5 mg
  • Fat 39.3 g
  • Fiber 2.8 g
  • Protein 14.9 g
  • Saturated Fat 7.7 g
  • Sodium 505.4 mg
  • Sugar 97.7 g


  1. This recipe is exactly like granny used to is perfect. I read some of the other reviews and agree that modifications chsnge the cake if you want light and fluffy You will need to change but it is definitely not horrible it is exactly what i grew up with...yum yum...thank you
  2. With many modifications it turned out fabulously. but it would have been horrible if I hadn't changed so much.
  3. This cake was very good. I was impressed with the outcome a moist and delicious sweet cake. I thought that with the amount of sugar it would be too sweet but it proved me wrong. Although I doubled the amount of peanut butter the recipe worked perfectly for me.
  4. Ok so I'm not sure if I did something wrong or what. I followed the recipe abd the cake has been in the oven for almost 45 minutes and it's not cooking the whole way through....any ideas?
  5. we loved it!!....warm with chocolate syrup drizzled over the top... Oh my Goodness!!!
  6. as written I don't think this cake would have had much peanut butter flavor at all. I took others' suggestions and doubled the peanut butter. I also found the batter quite runny as in a previous review so added 1/2 c extra flour. maybe I should have added more oil too.. because this cake turned - Read more ...
  7. I found this cake to be very bland. It was nothing special to say the least. I doubled the peanut butter in the cake however I could still just barely taste it! Perhaps it was so bland because I didn't make the glaze. In general my family finds that frosting or glaze overwhelms a dessert - Read more ...
  8. very good I added both creamy and crunchy peanutbutter to the recipe and it was delicious.
  9. I chose this particular recipe because of the added oil. I know that peanut butter cake has a tendency to be dry. The oil did produce a moist cake however, this recipe has some problems. First of all, this is a recipe that produces TWO 9 inch round pans. If I had used all that - Read more ...