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Peanut Butter Cake


Peanut Butter Cake

Peanut Butter Cake

Image © Diana Rattray
Here's a homemade peanut butter cake recipe you can make and bake when you need a cake in a hurry. Use Quick & Easy Chocolate Frosting to finish this cake or use your own favorite frosting.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 28 minutes

Total Time: 38 minutes


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract


Heat oven to 350°. Grease and flour a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.

In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt, and soda.

In a saucepan, heat the butter, peanut butter, and milk until the butter has melted and mixture is hot. Stir the hot mixture into the flour mixture until blended.

Whisk together the eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla. Slowly beat into the first mixture until smooth and well blended.

Pour into the prepared baking pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a cake tester or wooden pick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.

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